Media Advisory – Royal Canadian Mint to unveil silver coin celebrating Pow Wow tradition of the Fancy Dance

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2018107 Views

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2018  – The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a colourful silver collector coin showcasing the Fancy Dance, a dazzling spectacle of Indigenous pow wows. This coin will be revealed during McGill University’s First Peoples’ House annual Pow Wow on September 21, 2018.


McGill University
Downtown campus (Lower West Field)
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Corner of Sherbrooke Street West and McGill College Avenue
Montreal, QC


Friday, September 21, 2018
Media and guest arrival: 10:45 a.m.
Opening Ceremony: 11:00 a.m.
Remarks and presentation: 11:40 a.m.


Ms. Jennifer Camelon, Interim President & CEO, Royal Canadian Mint
Mr. Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations
Mr. Louis Arseneault, Vice-Principal, Communications and External Relations, McGill University

About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada’s circulation coins. An ISO 9001 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit

For further information: Alex Reeves, Senior Advisor, External Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 949-5777,; Cynthia Lee, Senior Communications Officer, Royal Canadian Mint, McGill University, Telephone: (514) 398-6754,


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