Tuesday, June 21, 2022 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. It celebrates the culture and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Indigenous peoples of Canada.
The Kenora Chiefs Advisory in partnership with Grand Council Treaty #3 and the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre invite you to a huge day-long celebration at the KCA Youth and Family Wellness Camp located at 371 Strecker road.
9:00am to 10:00am - Pancake breakfast sponsored by FSET
10:00am to 11:00am - Traditional opening
BBQ lunch sponsored by Ne-Chee Friendship Centre 12:00pm
Mini Powwow sponsored by Dingwall Ford 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Indigenous fashion show by Chrissy Isaacs 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fish fry dinner sponsored by CINUP 5:00pm
Other events include a craft and vendor sale, t-shirt tie-dying at the Pride tent, carnival games, art booths and activities, bouncy castles, bannock making competition, canoeing, Truth and Reconciliation Blanket exercise (11:00am), yoga with Karla Treadway (12:00pm), face painting (11:00am to 4:00pm), sand castle competition (11:00am to 3:00pm), food trucks, Survivorman Les Stroud, and live music from Shadow Junction (6:00pm to 8:00pm).
On-site parking is available, but you are encouraged to use the free shuttle service from Seven Generations Education Institute.
We spoke with Abbie Siroishka, Communications Lead with the Kenora Chiefs Advisory on Wednesday's Q Morning Show.