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Festival du Voyageur 2014

A historical reenactment between la Compagnie de La Verendrye and The Forces of Lord Selkirk at The Festival du Voyageur, Sunday, February 16, 2014. 
TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Five year old Suriya Hildebrandt picks up her maple syrup candy freshly hardened on the snow at the Sugar Shack at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday. 
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Six year old Caleb Arnaud dances with his sister Katherine to the music of The Bart House Band in the Sugar Shack at the 45 annual Festival du Voyageur Saturday afternoon.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
5-year-old Monica Claire, her mom Elizabeth Whitaker-Jacques and her niece Tianna Govia,11yrs (on right), goof around one of their favourite snow sculptures at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday afternoon.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Heaving breathing horses about to pull a sleigh at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day.
Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Passengers enjoy a sleigh ride at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day.
Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Tobogganers lose their sleds at Festival du Voyageur snow park on Louis Riel Day.
Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Barney Morin lights his tobacco pipe before telling a story at a camp du feu (fire camp) at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day.
Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Historical re-enactors Marc Charbonneau (black hat) and William Caithness enjoy volunteering at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday.
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Eight year old Liam Greyeyes looks closely at a handcrafted arrow as his little brother Alex looks on at one of the Festival workshops at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday. 
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
A historical reenactment between la Compagnie de La Verendrye and The Forces of Lord Selkirk at The Festival du Voyageur, Sunday, February 16, 2014. 
TREVOR HAGAN/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A historical reenactment between la Compagnie de La Verendrye and The Forces of Lord Selkirk at The Festival du Voyageur, Sunday, February 16, 2014. 
TREVOR HAGAN/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Teens in a teepee in the snow park at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day. 
Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Opening night at the Festival du Voyageur  - Nancy Gouliquer, Tim Gouliquer, Toussaint Arcel, and Jeremy Kingsbury, share stories of past Festivals around the fire. 
GREG GALLINGER / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A snow sculpture is illuminated on the grounds of Fort Gibraltar on opening night of the Festival du Voyageur.
Greg Gallinger / Winnipeg Free Press
Isaac Girardin breathes fire as Festival goers look on during the opening night of the Festival du Voyageur.  
GREG GALLINGER / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A historical reenactment between la Compagnie de La Verendrye and The Forces of Lord Selkirk at The Festival du Voyageur, Sunday, February 16, 2014. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Five year old Suriya Hildebrandt picks up her maple syrup candy freshly hardened on the snow at the Sugar Shack at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Six year old Caleb Arnaud dances with his sister Katherine to the music of The Bart House Band in the Sugar Shack at the 45 annual Festival du Voyageur Saturday afternoon. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
5-year-old Monica Claire, her mom Elizabeth Whitaker-Jacques and her niece Tianna Govia,11yrs (on right), goof around one of their favourite snow sculptures at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday afternoon. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Heaving breathing horses about to pull a sleigh at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Passengers enjoy a sleigh ride at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Tobogganers lose their sleds at Festival du Voyageur snow park on Louis Riel Day. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Barney Morin lights his tobacco pipe before telling a story at a camp du feu (fire camp) at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Historical re-enactors Marc Charbonneau (black hat) and William Caithness enjoy volunteering at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Eight year old Liam Greyeyes looks closely at a handcrafted arrow as his little brother Alex looks on at one of the Festival workshops at the Festival du Voyageur Saturday. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
A historical reenactment between la Compagnie de La Verendrye and The Forces of Lord Selkirk at The Festival du Voyageur, Sunday, February 16, 2014. TREVOR HAGAN/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A historical reenactment between la Compagnie de La Verendrye and The Forces of Lord Selkirk at The Festival du Voyageur, Sunday, February 16, 2014. TREVOR HAGAN/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Teens in a teepee in the snow park at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Opening night at the Festival du Voyageur - Nancy Gouliquer, Tim Gouliquer, Toussaint Arcel, and Jeremy Kingsbury, share stories of past Festivals around the fire. GREG GALLINGER / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A snow sculpture is illuminated on the grounds of Fort Gibraltar on opening night of the Festival du Voyageur. Greg Gallinger / Winnipeg Free Press
Isaac Girardin breathes fire as Festival goers look on during the opening night of the Festival du Voyageur. GREG GALLINGER / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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