CHETWYND, B.C. – Mayor Allan Courtoreille has proclaimed June 21st, 2021, as National Indigenous Peoples Day in the District of Chetwynd.
Courtoreille signed the proclamation on June 16th to celebrate the unique heritage, culture, and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.
June 21st also marks the summer solstice, a date that has important symbolism within Indigenous culture.
There are a number of events in northern British Columbia that families can take part in to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day.
In the Chetwynd Hospital Board Room, Geraldine Gauthier is hosting Beading and Bannock from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tea will be served as well.
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