June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis! All over Canada special events and activities will take place including the Edmonton region.
For more information on the various events taking place, click here.
Edmonton & Area Events
Host: Government of Canada Partnership Committee
Date: Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9 am to 4 pm; with the main stage activities from 12 pm to 1 pm
Location: Canada Place, 9700 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
Notes: Youth Activities will be located at the ATB Branch for Arts & Culture, 9804 Jasper Avenue Contact: Heather Poitras
Host: Collaboration of local First Nations, Municipal Governments, Provincial Government/Children’s Services and Community Organizations/Support Systems
Date: Friday, June 21, 2019 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow grounds, HWY 60 and TWP RD 522 Notes: Free Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration with Traditional Pow wow, First Nation, Metis and Inuit culture Expo, games, crafts, and BBQ
Contact: Kelly Starr or Karen Boisvert
Event: IndigiSoulstice – National Indigenous Peoples Day
Date: Friday, June 21, 2019 Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Art Gallery of Alberta – 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Notes: 2 stages and one night of Indigenous art, fashion and music. Live performances, special guests and Natives Got Talent- Music Challenge.
Host: Canadian Native Friendship Centre
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Edmonton Expo Centre, Hall A and North Plaza
Notes: Free & Family-Friendly
Contact: Canadian Native Friendship Centre
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