National Aboriginal Day (NAD) takes place on June 21. It is a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.
Following are some of the events occurring in Ontario.
Summer Solstice Festival, June 18 to 21, 2015 Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Summer Solstice 2015
National Aboriginal Day Celebration – Detour Lake Mine Site, June 21, 2015 Detour Lake Mine Site, Cochrane Detour Gold Corporation
National Aboriginal Day Pancake Breakfast, June 21, 2015 – 8:30 am to 12 pm, Nechee Friendship Centre Hall, Kenora Nechee Friendship Centre
Aboriginal Day Celebration, June 21, 2015 – 10 am to dusk, Sports Complex/Band Office, 64 Park Street, Blind River Mississauga First Nation
National Aboriginal Day Celebrations, June 21, 2015 – 10 am to 2 pm, Harmony Square, Brantford Brantford Native Housing
Traditional Outdoor Pow Wow – Celebrating 30 Years of Healing in the Community, June 21, 2015 – 12 pm to 6 pm Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto Native Men’s Residence
National Aboriginal Day Celebration, June 21, 2015 – 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Market Square, Guelph
For more information, go to National Aboriginal Day.