2017 Calgary Gala – Highlights


The 2017 Annual Calgary Gala was hosted by activist and actress, Michelle Thrush and opened with a lively performance from hoop dancer, Dallas Arcand.  Blackfoot Elder Casey Eagle Speaker then blessed the evening with an opening prayer followed by Tracy Bone’s rendition of Oh Canada. The evening celebrated and honoured the achievements of Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) – recipient of the 4th annual Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) award, sponsored by Sodexo Canada. Learn more about Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) and past laureates here.

Photography by Blaire Russell

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