National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021 in Canada – Monday, 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 Day 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. 

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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.