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2017 Event

Join us for an evening of celebration and entertainment at the 29th annual Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards on Saturday, February 25th at the Grand Ballroom, Shell Place at MacDonald Island in Fort McMurray.

Come and enjoy live entertainment from the Metis Child & Family Jiggers, Keynote Speaker Cheryl Alexander and MC Melanie Antoine. The 2017 RARA Awards honour individuals who have made positive contributions to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now at the following locations:

  • Municipal offices in Anzac, Janvier, Conklin & Fort Chipewyan
  • First Nation Offices Fort McMurray #468 & Fort McKay
  • Metis Local 1935
  • Keyano College
  • Fort McMurray Public School District

What is RARA?

The Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards recognizes individuals who have made positive contributions to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, including the communities of Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan, Anzac, Janvier, Fort MacKay, Conklin and Gregoire Lake in Alberta.

Vision Statement

To bestow appreciation for the achievement of Aboriginal People in, or from, this region by recognizing excellence in specific fields; by doing this in such a way that more and more people and institutions participate in ensuring that the Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards (R.A.R.A.) make a positive impact on the lives of all people.