National Indigenous Peoples Day
It is National Indigenous Peoples Day.
There are multiple events and awareness efforts throughout the city -- both today and this week -- that you might be interested in.
Tonight is a vigil at 5 PM. The Zoom information is below.
Zoom Link: Link
Meeting ID: 889 490 8655
At noon today, www.HonouringMotherEarth.com is hosting a live stream. It will be featuring Elder Pablo Russell, who will be speaking about resiliency through his work on the path of the buffalo.
St. Mary's University is hosting a virtual celebration circle at 6:30 PM on June 22nd (email [email protected] to get the link to join).
Making Visible Our Shared History: June 24th, 6:00 PM. Join this workshop with speaker Dr. Crystal Fraser to explore the importance of renaming institutions as a step towards reconciliation. RSVP here.
Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary (AAWC) has a listing of events and engagements here. On June 26th from noon to 6 PM they will be hosting a live stream of activities and more.
There is also a Virtual Indigenous Family Storytime every day this week at 10:30 AM. Learn more about this event, and others with the Calgary Public Library, here.
The Government of Canada has a variety of resources available for review. They also released a tracker for events across the country, which is available here.
Tipi Harvest for Calgary Healing: As an Alliance, we are supporting the work of local organizers in the Indigenous community by hosting a crowdfunding campaign for tipis.
You can learn more and contribute here in support of these local leaders.