The first Stanley Vollant Challenge will take place on October 7 in Montreal

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2017 – The first “Stanley Vollant Challenge”, organized by Puamun Meshkenu (Path of a Thousand Dreams), will take place on October 7, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, on Mount Royal, in Montreal. This event will mark the kickoff the first event of Puamun Meshkenu, the non-for-profit organization founded by the Indigenous Surgeon, Dr. Stanley Vollant.

The “Challenge”, consists of a long walk of 4 km or 6 km (of your choice) for the promotion of healthy lifestyle and encouraging encounters between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. This unifying event is free and accessible to all. After the walk, there will be a large gathering by the main stage and kiosks, where all participants will be able to have lunch and listen to the sounds of traditional drums.

“I am inviting all the population, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, to join me for this walk that will celebrate the friendship between nations and will promote healthy living habits. Together, we will launch the path of a thousand dreams”, states Dr. Stanley Vollant.

Those interested in participating can register on Eventbrite at the following address

There is also a Facebook event that was created for the “Stanley Vollant Challenge ” on the official Puamun Meshkenu page.

About Puamun Meshkenu
The path of a thousand dreams (Puamun Meshkenu) is a not-for-profit (NFP) created by Dr. Stanley Vollant. This organization is the continuity of the Innu Meshkenu project, started in 2010, which affected the lives of many young Indigenous people in a fundamental way and created a movement structuring for all Indigenous communities in Quebec. Building on this legacy, the path of a thousand dreams strives on the vision that: “All First Nations, Métis and Inuit can develop to their full potential and contribute to the collective well-being.” A Board of Directors composed of 9 directors, which 5 are from Indigenous communities, was created. One of these five positions is reserved for a youth between 18 and 25 years old, in order to give him/her the opportunity to develop their leadership skills.

For information:

For further information: Éric Cardinal, [email protected], 514 922-9246 (cel.)


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