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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day | Thursday, June 21 ∙ Garden Square


BRAMPTON, ON: Celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis when the City of Brampton partners with the Peel Aboriginal Network to celebrate this special day in Garden Square, downtown Brampton.

 

Brampton’s National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations will feature performances, dances, spirited teachings, and a number of educational components. The day will highlight the rich history of Indigenous peoples in Peel Region and build understanding within our community. Enjoy an opening ceremony, men’s and women’s traditional and contemporary dances, live music, readings, and opportunities to be a part of the festivities.
 
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“The City of Brampton is proud to partner with the Peel Aboriginal Network on this day. Now, more than ever, these celebrations are a great opportunity to enhance our understanding and recognition of Indigenous history, traditions and contributions. We are thrilled to share and explore these stories in Brampton’s Garden Square on this National Day of celebration.”
- Mayor Linda Jeffrey
 
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National Indigenous Peoples Day is a free community event, June 21, with programming from 12:30 to 1:30 pm and 6:30 to 8:30 pm. To learn more about National Indigenous Peoples Day and full details on Garden Square’s programming, visit brampton.ca/gardensquare.
 
Peel Aboriginal Network is an Indigenous Friendship Centre committed to supporting the Aboriginal community in the Region of Peel. It is a member of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres.

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MEDIA CONTACT
Brian Stittle
Sr. Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.2143 | brian.stittle@brampton.ca