National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21st
On June 21st each year, National Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated in Canada. Formally known as National Aboriginal Day, it is an occasion for all Canadians to celebrate the rich contributions Indigenous people have made to Canada.
The City of Regina is hosting a virtual Regina National Indigenous Day event on June 21st. Visit Regina National Indigenous Peoples Day on Facebook or click here https://www.facebook.com/events/781369722570657/?ref=newsfeed to get a list of the events happening that day. The 2021 Regina National Indigenous Peoples Day theme is FOOD. We'll be looking at the cultural significance around food in Indigenous communities. We hope you can join us!
MCoS - Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan is hosting an event that requires registration. Register here to join Interactive Introduction to Territorial Acknowledgements, taking place on June 21 at 12:00 - 1:00pm CST. The interactive session will:
– share the what, why and how of Territorial Acknowledgements
– explain colonial conditioning and decolonizing practice
– provide writing prompts and resources to personalize your acknowledgement
Indigenous History information from the Government of Canada here: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/culture/history-heritage/indigenous-history.html
For more information and resources to learn about Indigenous history in Canada, click here: