By Dave Baxter Local Journalism Initiative Reporter An annual celebration of Indigenous culture kicked off in Winnipeg on Thursday, and organizers say they are hoping to see both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people come to the Red River Ex grounds this long weekend and immerse themselves in that culture. “This year’s lineup is truly a reflection of the best of Indigenous culture, arts, and music,” Manito Ahbee Festival executive director Lisa Meeches said on Thursday. “We hope everyone will take the chance to come and immerse themselves in the beauty of everything Indigenous at this year’s festival and beyond.” According to Meeches, this year’s Manito Ahbee Festival, which kicked off Thursday and runs until Monday, will feature both long-running and some brand-new events and activities. Events over the weekend include the
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