National Aboriginal Day Celebrated on U of M Campus

Aboriginal war veterans monument (WIKIPEDIA)

National Aboriginal Day will be marked with ceremonies and activities throughout the city today.

The University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne Campus will be one location where the university and Health Sciences Centre will co-host entertainment, artists and crafters, and activities.

From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Brodie Centre Atrium at 727 McDermot Avenue will house a teepee with elders on-site. The public is invited to attend the celebrations beginning with a pipe ceremony at 8 a.m. and a breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. A luncheon will be served at noon.

National Aboriginal Day celebrates First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada annually on June 21.


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