Back to Batoche 2016: Métis from across Western Canada come together to commemorate historic victory

People arrived to Batoche, Sask, by car and canoe to celebrate culture and a ‘historic time for all of the Métis in Canada’

Tamara Pimentel
APTN National News
This past weekend, people from all over Western Canada travelled to Saskatchewan to take part in the Back to Batoche Festival.

Why is it important for Métis to gather in celebration, and why in Batoche?