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Wandering Wally 

The Hills are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest 2016
                     (Pictured above Wally Garrioch)

  MIYWASIN FRIENDSHIP CENTRE wishes to thank all of our partners, sponsors, donors, volunteers and staff for helping us achieve a successful "Hills are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest 2016".

The Hills are Alive is in a new location this year.  We will be located at Eagles Nest Ranch
 June 8 - 11, 2017!
Download our new brochure for directions.




Miywasin Round Dance
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Everyone Welcome.



June 2 & 3, 2017

A big 'Thank You' to all our volunteers that came out and helped with the 2016 casinos.  We greatly appreciate your continued support!

Drop in and visit our Cultural Room at the Miywasin Centre
in downtown Medicine Hat

  • Cultural interpretation of artifacts and displays
  • Instruction in making native crafts
  • Fiddle and Jigging Lessons
  • Michif Language Classes
  • Tipi Raising Demonstrations
  • Interpretations and artifacts available on and off site
  • Access to native resources library
  • Culture Camps and Voyageur Canoe trips
  • Aboriginal Awareness Training Workshops
  • Camp Miywasin Programs - Archery, BBQs, Healing Retreats
  • Annual Events - Hills are Alive, Powwow, Round Dance, Métis Kitchen Party

Red River Cart

Red River Cart
Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy
The Hills are Alive 2016 - featured concert performers
Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy


Fire PitDeck 
Camp Miywasin in the Beautiful Cypress Hills Inter-provincial Park - AB, Elkwater Lake townsite.
Available for rental, Ph. (403) 526-0756
Ellis Medicine Wheel tour
Trip to the Ellis Medicine Wheel on CFB Suffield.

Selena & Sabrina
Staff members, Selena and Sabrina enjoying a quick lunch before going on
Ellis Medicine
Wheel tour sponsored by CFB Suffield.

Marie, Doreen, Glendah

Marie, Doreen and Glenda enjoying The Hills are Alive concert.

Métis Flag Raising Ceremony at
Medicine Hat City Hall
Monday, November 12, 2008 with our respected Métis Veterans (l. to r. - John Leask, Dale Lawrence, Louis Goodine and Shirley McDonald)

 Cultural Display Shelf
Artifacts Display Shelf  
Eco Tour on the South Saskatchewan RiverEco Tour on the South Saskatchewan River
Youth Eco Tours on the
South Saskatchewan River 


Miywasin Demonstration Powwow

Miywasin Demonstration Powwow 2015


Miywasin Centre
517 - 3rd St. SE Medicine Hat Alberta T1A 0H2
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed from12:00 to 12:30 for lunch

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