Quebec Bridge Disaster 100th Anniversary & Commemoration
"Celebrating the Resiliency of the Kanienkehaka Nation"
Agenda: August 29, 2007
2:30 - Marchers & Floats Convene at the tunnel
3:00 - Opening & Flag Hanging Ceremony at the Cross
3:30 - Memorial March Begins
5:30 - Memorial Site Ceremony
6:30 - Flag Hanging Ceremony at Second Cross (Up the Hill)
7:00-10:00 - Potluck Feast & Social at Karonhianonha
Memorial Commemoration Ceremony
5:30 - Descendant/Ironworker Donald Angus
5:35 - MC Lance Delisle will ask people for a Moment of Silence
5:36 - Bell Ringing
5:40 - Ironworker's Wife/Elder Rita McComber Family Resilience & Special Guest Introduction 5:45 - Family descendants will mark places for the 36 trees with stakes. As they put the stakes in the ground, MC will read off the name of the man for each tree
6:00 - Grand Chief Mike Delisle Jr. "The Resiliency of the Kanien'kehaka Nation"
6:05 - Topping Off 6:05 - Youth Descendant Akwirahtehkha Martin will speak in Kanienkeha and English about the Resilience and Future of the Kanien'kehaka Natio
6:10 - MC invites everyone to go to the cross up the hill for the second Flag Hanging Ceremony
The descendants and community members planning committee wish to acknowledge volunteers, community members and friends of Kahnawake for their time, money, food, floats, and supplies for the celebration and commemoration.
MCK contribution and other technical services $10,000 of ceremony costs.
Canadian National - $133T - Community Memorial
Anonymous donor - $4T - Steel of community memorial
McWeld - Bridge erection of steel
Clive Jr. McComber
Locals 711, 361, 40, & Pequot Triabal Nation
Businesses & Organizations
Kahnawakeronon & All Supporters
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