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Caldwell First Nation hold first ever powwow celebrating a return to their land

People from all over Canada and from across the border were in Leamington Friday to take part in the Caldwell First Nation’s first ever powwow, celebrating the repatriation of their land.

“This means the world to us, this is the epitome of what we are trying to do, this is our land, this is our home,” said Janne Peters, Caldwell First Nation councillor. “Our ancestors are in this area so having this today and tomorrow, will give our ancestors a little bit of closure.”

It was long-awaited day, vendors and visitors came as far as New York and Alberta to participate in the historic day of celebration. Read More.

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