National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 in Canada – June 21 

Celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples by participating in the many activities happening across Canada. Celebrated in Canada every June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day is an official day of celebration to recognize and honour the heritage, culture and valuable contributions the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples add to society. 

Visit National Indigenous Peoples Month to learn about the celebrations happening across Canada.

We urge all Canadians to take the time to celebrate and learn more about the diverse cultural heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

We are honoured to share this message of learning and greeting from Traditional Grandmother Kim Wheatley on this National Indigenous Peoples Day. Graphic Logo  

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Month Long Programming

Virtual Cooking Demos

Wild Rice 
Strawberry Bannock

In-Person Programming

Saturday, June 18 – Craft at Farmers Market 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Craft table focused on the Three Sisters story and hands-on opportunity to make your own corn husk doll
Saturday, June 25 – Story Telling and Drumming at Farmers Market 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Storytelling and drumming with Kim Wheatley
  • Activity station set up for people to make their own drums with recyclable materials

Interactive Activities

The following websites offer incredible and interactive activities to learn from and participate in.

Google Earth
Takes you on a tour of nine significant points in Canada, describing Hoop dancing, smudging, basket weaving, totem poles, beading and more. Visit Google Earth to see Indigenous Cultural Heritage.
The Word Indigenous - CBC Kids News
What does Indigenous mean? What is the significance of Indigenous people in Canada? Check out this great video created by CBC Kids News for the answers.
Where can I Learn more about Indigenous People in Canada? - CBC Kids
This website offers different online resources and printable activities, including word searches, activity booklets, and games. Check out the CBC Kids website for full details.
Learn more about First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples across Canada
This learning portal provides access to various resources to learn more about Indigenous history, languages, cultures and experiences. This learning material is Indigenous created or co-created.
Activities for Kids
Learn about Indigenous history and culture while playing cruncher and charades. The whole family can get involved.