Knowledge Keeper in Residence Project receives $10,000

GUELPH – Willow Road Public School is working with Leslie Muma, a Métis beading artist and residential school survivor, and the school’s Knowledge Keeper in Residence. On Sept. 29 Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield announced funding of $10,000 from the Government of Canada to support the Knowledge Keeper in Residence Project at Willow Road. Willow Road principal Lindsey Tremblay said thanks to Muma’s guidance, “Our school community has increased our awareness of the history of residential schools, engaged in the craft of beading, and learned a great deal about Métis culture and traditions.” Submitted photo