by George Paul, prgeorge@eskasoni.ca

Presenting the Queen and her court for Elatniaq 2013 – Eskasoni Winter Carnival. From left are 3rd Runner-up, Jeniece Marshall, 2nd Runner-up Hanna Battiste, 1st Runner-up Tahnyss Paul, Queen 2013 Tiannie Paul, Miss Friendship Krista Denny, Miss Talent Promise Sylliboy and Miss Mi’kmaq Audianna Julian.

This year Eskasoni celebrated its 40th Winter Carnival and held a special honouring ceremony of all the past queens to mark the beginning of Elatniaq 2013 (meaning fierce winds abate) on February 20-24, 2013.

Elatniaq 2013 official opening ceremonies began with a special tribute honouring the past winter carnival queens. The queens or family members were presented with a special commemorative poster designed by George Paul (aka PR George) with pictures of all the pa ...

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