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Published 08/29/2009, Grand Forks Herald

This weekend’s celebration of the Metis heritage is getting under way at the International Peace Garden. The Metis people were of Cree and French lineage. Descendants can be found in Minnesota, Manitoba and North Dakota, including members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa.The tribe is organizing the first International MetisFest at the Peace Garden, a park that straddles the U.S.-Canada border north of Dunseith and signifies the peace between the two nations.

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