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NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

JUNE 21, 2019 - 10 am to 5 pm








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Winner of the 2018 Festival & Events Ontario “Best Youth Initiative” Award

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time for all Canadians to celebrate the cultures and contributions to Canada of indigenous peoples. Canada chose June 21 because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice and because many indigenous groups mark this day to celebrate their heritage.                   

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DEMONSTRATIONS & HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

• Indigenous drumming, singing and dancing
• Indigenous art workshop
• Indigenous and Métis artisans and crafters
• Historic cooking
• Herbal teas in the hospital
• Waterway demonstration
• Indigenous games and lacrosse
• Clay workshop
• Corn husk doll workshop

Price is: $12 per students, teachers and supervisors are complimentary. Teachers will receive the program of activities and demonstrations for the day, in order to create a personalized day of activities for their students. 

Come join us on the historic site to celebrate the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to Canada!

Contact our Tour Coordinator for further information on our Education Programs: 

nathalie.canto@ontario.ca
Phone (705)528-7694 or click here to enquire