Sunday, June 21, 2015

Snuneymuxw Flag Raised At Nanaimo City Hall

 Opening prayer and song by Snuneymuxw
 Mayor McKay addresses those assembled
 City employee raises Snuneymuxw flag at City Hall
Snuneymuxw flag will permanently fly over City Hall

Going beyond symbolism and representing the friendship that exists between the City of Nanaimo and Snuneymuxw First Nation is how Mayor McKay described the historic event of permanently flying the Snyneymuxw flag over city hall.

The ceremony was well attended by Chief John Wesley, Snuneymuxw Elders, Leonard Krog MLA, Jean Crowder MP, Mayor Bill McKay and Councillors Gord Fuller, Jim Kipp, Bill Yaochim, Jerry Hong, Wendy Pratt and Ian Thorpe.

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