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National Indigenous People’s Day

Event Details

2024-06-21 to 2024-06-21
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470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6S7, Canada

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in recognition and celebration of the history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada.


Celebrating National Indigenous People's Day in Kelowna, BC

National Indigenous People's Day, observed annually on June 21st, is a wonderful opportunity to learn about, appreciate, and acknowledge the diverse cultures and significant contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada. This special occasion is filled with exciting events throughout the country, and Kelowna, British Columbia, is no exception. With a deep-rooted Indigenous history and a contemporary Indigenous community, the city comes alive with celebrations that are both meaningful and festive.

What to Expect

In Kelowna, National Indigenous People's Day is typically marked by a variety of events designed to showcase the rich Indigenous culture. These may range from traditional performances and art exhibitions to storytelling sessions, interactive workshops, and food tastings that feature Indigenous cuisine. Activities include mini pow-wows, children’s activities, and a traditional feast, along with programming at the Sncewips Heritage Museum.