TOPIC: NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY

First Play Live: Wolf Saga

A special First Play Live performance by Wolf Saga at the Root Down Studio in Toronto.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with these Ottawa events

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly known as National Aboriginal Day, and there are many events on or around that date to explore and celebrate First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture in Ottawa.

Invite to Sioux Lookout's National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration 'a huge honour' senator says

Ontario's first Indigenous senator says an invitation to take part in National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Thursday is "a huge honour."

Up North wins RTDNA award for National Aboriginal Day program

CBC's Up North program was honoured over the weekend for a special show it aired last June, which focused on Indigenous issues.

Champion hoop dancer shares culture with students from all over world

Champion hoop dancer Terrance Littletent has been teaching students from all over the world about First Nations culture including drumming, singing and dancing.

Bill proposing National Indigenous Peoples Day be a stat holiday is moving forward

A Saskatchewan MP's private member's bill on making National Indigenous Peoples Day a statutory holiday is moving forward.

'I'm proud to be Indigenous because...': here's what you told CBC Thunder Bay

CBC Thunder Bay 'popped up' at the city's National Aboriginal Day celebrations at Prince Arthur's Landing and we asked many people we met to complete one sentence:
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Treaty #3 flag to fly outside Kenora, Ontario city hall, permanently

National Aboriginal Day took on special significance in Kenora, Ont., when the Treaty #3 flag was raised outside city hall.

Indigenous space at Laurentian to 'bring people together'

Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont., unveiled its Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre Wednesday to mark National Aboriginal Day. The space is a place for students, faculty and the community to celebrate and learn about Indigenous culture and heritage.
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How Sask. celebrated National Aboriginal Day

A snapshot of National Aboriginal Day events around Saskatchewan.
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Justin Trudeau drops controversial building name

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to change the name of Langevin Block, a federal building named after a residential schools proponent

Rain delays powwow, but can't stop Winnipeg's National Aboriginal Day celebrations

A sunrise ceremony and sacred fire marked the start of Winnipeg's celebration of Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis people on Wednesday at The Forks.
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Winnipeg's National Aboriginal Day celebrations

A sunrise ceremony and sacred fire marked the start of Winnipeg's celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people on Wednesday at The Forks. The city is one of eight, from coast to coast, celebrating the 21st annual National Aboriginal Day to honour the similarities — as well as the distinct heritages, languages, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs — of Indigenous people in Canada.
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What does being Indigenous mean?

We asked, and you shared with us your experiences of being Indigenous.
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"It's like a big family gathering"

Members of the Oromocto First Nation celebrate National Aboriginal Day.

Join us this afternoon for a National Aboriginal Day celebration across Ontario

Join us today for CBC’s celebration of National Aboriginal Day with stories of Indigenous successes across Ontario.
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National Aboriginal Day celebrations in the National Capital

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Ann Bennett attend National Aboriginal Day celebrations near Parliament Hill.

CBC Thunder Bay joins National Aboriginal Day celebrations at city's waterfront

CBC Thunder Bay will broadcast live from Wednesday's National Aboriginal Day (NAD) celebrations at Prince Arthur's Landing on the northwestern Ontario city's waterfront, which could see at least 8,000 people take part in the annual event.

Saskatoon to kick off month of reconciliation activities

Starting next week, Saskatoon will have the chance to participate in a range of activities exploring reconciliation right up until National Aboriginal Day on June 21.

Aboriginal Day to be stat holiday in Yukon starting this year

'It's about time,' says Premier Sandy Silver, but some business owners, and the City of Whitehorse, worry about the impact on their bottom line.
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National Aboriginal Day celebrates 'beautiful culture,' should be day off, some say

Tuesday, one day after the summer solstice and one of the longest days of the year, had many people at this year's National Aboriginal Day celebrations in Winnipeg wondering if the day should be a national holiday.

Jason Kenney called out on Twitter for poorly worded Aboriginal day message

Conservative MP Jason Kenney has been in the news a lot this week, but it's a tweet he posted on National Aboriginal Day that is drawing the attention of the Indigenous community.

National Aboriginal Day celebrated in Calgary

For National Aboriginal Day, First Nations gathered on Calgary's St. Patrick's Island to paint and raise tipis and to share their stories. We asked what it means to be First Nations in the city.
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How does it feel to be First Nations in Calgary?

On National Aboriginal Day, we ask what it's like to be First Nations in Calgary.
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New Heritage Minute explores dark history of residential schools

New Heritage Moments have been released to mark National Aboriginal Day. Some worry one of them is too unsettling, but others say it's important to know every aspect of Canada's history.

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