Opening of The Forks National Historic Site, 26 July 1989

The opening ceremonies for The Forks National Historic Site… The photographs in the series are out of sequence to the order of events. A slide show will play below, but to see the captions you will have to scroll through the images. As always, I welcome comments or additional information on the photographs.

 

 

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24-00a

Jake Epp and Bill Norrie at the Forks, Gil Savoie is the cameraman in the background

Jake Epp, Bill Norrie and Gerald Ducharme

Jake Epp , Bill Norrie and Gerald Ducharme, Gil Savoie is the cameraman in the background

24-02a

Arriving at the Forks in a York boat

24-14a

Historic interpreters

24-16a

Winston Wuttanee and Ilena Zaramba

24-19a

Crowd and Historic interpreters

24-21a

Crowd standing for Oh Canada

24-25a

Historical interpreters and crowd standing for Oh Canada

24-29a

Historical interpreters

24-30a

Larry Fisher, musician

24-31a

Winston Wuttanee and Ilena Zaramba

24-34a

Pat Joyal, Denis Connelly and Monique Lacoste

24-35a

Crowd at performance

24-36a

Crowd at performance

24-38a

Participants from the Folk Arts Council

24-39a

Participants from the Folk Arts Council

24-40a

Participants from the Folk Arts Council

24-41a

Participants from the Folk Arts Council

25-03a

Winston Wuttanee and Ilena Zaramba

25-08a

Winston Wuttanee and Ilena Zaramba

25-10a

Historical interpreter

25-11a

Historical interpreter

25-13a

Crowd at performance, Brion Whitford, film maker back center

25-15a

Denis Connelly

25-17a

Arrival of the York boat

25-18a

Arrival of the York boat, Jim Beaulieu on right

25-20a

Jake Epp, Federal Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources, Hon. Gerald Ducharme MB Minister of Urban Affairs . Winnipeg Mayor Bill Norrie, Trudy Cowan, Jim Beaulieu, ? and Jim Carr  MLA.

25-24a

Brion Whitford, film maker

26-02a

Platform guests

26-03a

Platform guests

26-05a

Pipe band

26-08a

Pipe band

26-10a

Marshalling area, Jim Lewis on right

26-11a

Marshalling area, Dorothy Dobbie and Jim Lewis center left and right

26-12a

L. to r. Magnus Eliasson and Jim Beaulieu

26-13a

Marshalling area, Gerald Ducharme on left

26-15a

Marshalling area, Native dance group

26-17a

Marshalling area, pipe banc

26-18a

Marshalling area, Folk Arts Council participants

26-19a

Marshalling area, Folk Arts Council participants

26-21a

Entry procession

26-22a

Platform guests

26-24a

Historical interpreters

26-25a

Performers

26-26a

Platform guests

26-27a

Historical interpreters

26-30a

Historical interpreters

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