Celebrations underway in Quebec for National Indigenous Peoples Day – CBC

Celebrations underway in Quebec for National Indigenous Peoples Day – CBC

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Free concert at Cabot Square in downtown Montreal, event in Kahnawake among highlights

Jun 21, 2022

It is the summer solstice — the day the sun reaches the highest position in the sky, in the northern hemisphere — and it’s also the 26th edition of National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Several events in and around Montreal are celebrating Indigenous identities and cultures, as well as the seasonal transition.

In Old Montreal, Grand Chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake spoke at a ceremony honouring the sun’s zenith, alongside Mayor Valérie Plante, the Buffalo Hat Singers and Innu artist Kanen.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/national-indigenous-peoples-day-kahnawake-montreal-cabot-1.6494775

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