2016 French Canadian Heritage Week Flyers

A series of flyers for 2016 French Canadian Heritage Week in Michigan have been created for the use of organizations around the state that will be putting on programs, or for anyone who just wants to share the pride! Please feel free to download and share with your friends on social media.

The background image in this flyer is “The Quiltmaker” by Québécois folk artist Henri Beaulac.

4th Annual French Week Knitting Washout 2

The background image in this poster is by Ronny Jacques, National Film Board of Canada This image is available from Library and Archives Canada under the MIKAN ID number 3197688.  Inscription reads: “… Located in isolated areas, lumber camps must be self-contained units with sleeping accommodation, food supplies and home-made entertainment. Violinist Romeo Clement of Farley, Que. and Guillaume Riendeau on sticks, of Maniwaki, Quebec.”

4th Annual French Week Fiddle players 3.jpg



  1. Please put me on your mailing list. Fathers family name, Weatherholt, is changed from a German name into an English name when they arrived but they were Catholic, French speaking Frence citizens in Alsace before the Franco Prussian War (which caused them to leave when Getmsny took over). Mother’s maiden name is Thibodeau from French Canada arriving turn of the century for the lumber and automotive industries.


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