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Festival marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Vancouver

Hundreds of people took part in a festival at Trout Lake to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday, with performances, Indigenous artwork, food, and entertainment for kids.

Hundreds of people took part in a festival at Trout Lake to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Hundreds of people attended a festival to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at Trout Lake in Vancouver. (Rafferty Baker/CBC)

Across the country on Friday, events were held to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day.

In Vancouver, on the traditional Coast Salish territory, hundreds of people took part in a festival at Trout Lake to celebrate the occasion, with performances, Indigenous artwork, food, and entertainment for kids.

It was a chance for Inuit, Métis and First Nations people to share their spirit, stories, experiences and with each other and the broader community.

National Indigenous Peoples Day at Trout Lake

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Members of a wide variety of First Nations attended a festival at Trout Lake in Vancouver on the traditional Coast Salish territory to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day.

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