The Annual Opaskwayak Indian Days were held last week from August 13th to the 19th. Overall the turnout was good and they had lots of fun activities for people to take part in.
The winning teams in the scavenger hunt were Busko Monkey winning first place, Taylors Team won second place, Team Staggats won third Place, and Team Gedderdone finished forth.
The Jesse Niquanicappo Youth Singing Competition was also part of the festivities. The first place winner of the singing competition was Kaydi Robertson. The other winners of the completion are Mikayal Lowe who won second place, Keara Barrett won third place, Adam Kepessiwit finished fourth, Ferdnandaz Monias placed fifth, and Oryan Harrington won sixth place.
The Indian Days Princess award winners this year are Cathrine Munro winning Senior Princess, Hannah Lathlin Smith Won Junior Princess, Gladys Munro Won Tiny Tots Princess, and the Angel Princess Award went to Dylan Sinclair.
The Traditional Events winners this year were Sienna Burns Danielson, Adam Kahpeayswat, Clarissa burns, Melvin Contois, Marcel Fontaine, and Kristen burns.
Other activities included a canoe race, a community barbecue, a parade and many others. The theme for this year’s festivities was "We Are Indigenous and Strong in 2018."