National Aboriginal Day
Canada’s National Aboriginal Day gives many people the chance to learn more about Aboriginal people and their contributions towards the country’s development and progress. First Nations, Métis and Inuit people have the opportunity to showcase their cultures and achievements throughout Canada on this day.
- National Aboriginal Day events are held in every region across Canada. Activities and events include (but are not limited to):
- Summer solstice festivals.
- Barbecue fundraisers.
- Social networking gatherings with traditional and contemporary music, dance and singing.
- Sacred fire extinguishing ceremonies.
- Traditional feasts, which may include fry bread and moose stew.
- The cutting of a cake to honor National Aboriginal Day.
National Aboriginal Day in Canada gives people of all walks of life the opportunity to celebrate and share knowledge about the Aboriginal peoples’ values, customs, languages, and culture.
For more information, please visit http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/national-aboriginal-day.