National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21

National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD) is an opportunity for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

The history of First Nations, Inuit and Métis is essentially the very history of our country. Learn about the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada!

As educators, integrate knowledge and understanding of the history, culture, language of Indigenous peoples into the learning experience! See the list of proposed activities to do with your students.

Celebrate NIPD Canada by honoring the heritage of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada. Take advantage of the numerous celebrations being held in your community!