On Saturday, June 10, 2023 there will be a meditative walk led by Gilbert Whiteduck of Kitigan Zibi to raise awareness of the history of the Algonquin Anishinabeg in this region and to celebrate the official naming of the community path, Nakweyamàdiwin Mikàns, as the first community path in Chelsea to be named an Algonquin Anishinabeg name, meaning “Friendship Trail”. The meditative walk will start at the Meredith Centre in Chelsea, through Quartier Meredith, along the community path , and will finish at St Mary Magdalene Anglican Church. The walk will begin at 1;30 p.m. At the end of the walk Gilbert Whiteduck will speak about the history of the Algonquin Anishinabeg. Refreshments will be served. People are asked to gather at 1:00 p.m. at the Meredith Centre. The distance of the walk is approximately a half of a kilometre. The path is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers.

Gilbert Whiteduck