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Stories from the road: Scugog

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This past weekend Melanie and I attended the Port Perry Scugog Pow Wow.  We started off with an early Saturday morning as we made the drive down to Port Perry and set up before Grand Entry. It was a beautiful day and the pow wow was very organized, we even had our own special spot with a number.

Once the pow wow began we were able to speak with lots of parents, youth and quite a few educators as well as some engineers. We were also next to a Youth in Policing group who had a blast with the cantilever domino challenge.  For most of them it was their first pow wow and it was nice to see how much fun they had there for the day.


We were able to stay for most of Saturday until it started to slow down, then we headed off to the Bed and Breakfast Melanie and I were staying at. It was a beautiful house right on the water in Port Perry, which was owned by a lovely lady who lives there with her cat Peggy. After a bit of chatting we also found out that she was a graduate of Queens University. It was nice to meet some alumni on our trip.

Sunday started off cold and rainy and did not get too much better. We headed out to the pow wow grounds and spoke with some people, but after it appeared to be slowing down due to the weather conditions we packed up and headed out. Over all it was a nice weekend up in Port Perry and a great pow wow. Thanks for having us.

Next weekend brings Gillian and I to Six Nations for the Grand River Pow Wow, and Alyssa and Melanie to Whitefish Lake. Look for us there!

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