2019 National Indigenous Peoples Day

Events in Northern & Central Alberta





Enoch Cree First Nation Pow wow grounds

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in the Enoch Cree Nation, beginning at 9am



Leduc Cultural Village

Between 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, don't miss celebrations of Music, arts and culture on National Indigenous Peoples Day as Indigenous and Métis performers share their gifts in a fun and festive atmosphere.  Full Details


Art Gallery of Alberta

On June 21, the gallery will be offering FREE admission all day long and special programming. Take in exhibitions featuring the work of First Nations and Métis artists, including Cul-de-Sac and Fix your hearts or die.  Join multimedia artist and designer Alaynee Goodwill-Littlechild for a free workshop. Workshop participants will learn about the history of Parfleche, construct and paint your own parfleche piece to take home.   Spaces are limited for each workshop.  

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Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society 


Come enjoy a pancake breakfast from 8:30 am to 10:00 am and activities for the whole family until 12:00 noon including arts and crafts, teepee stories, bannock sampling, culture demonstrations, traditional games, food, and powwow drumming and dancing.   

Displays by Edmonton Public Library and Edmonton Police Service and much more! Everyone Welcome. Free event. Bring your lawn chairs.

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Treaty 8 Talent Show

Italian Cultural Centre, Edmonton




Edmonton Expo Centre


Experience a Pow-Wow, visit displays and join in on interactive activities by community partners from all across the Edmonton region.  Live performances by local and national Indigenous talent will take place at the outdoor North Plaza main stage throughout the afternoon and into the evening.  Shop the artisan marketplace for original Indigenous products and satisfy your appetite with delicious offerings by local food trucks

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Art Gallery of St. Albert







Rotary Park - Whitecourt

Celebrate the unique cultures of Canada's First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples at a local event.  This is a free event featuring performances and education by the local and surrounding areas.  Join us for dance, music, food and history.

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Bonnyville & District Centennial Centre


Pipe Ceremony 10:30 am , BBQ 11:30 am,  Opening Ceremonies 1:00pm
The event includes a community BBQ, Elders Pipe Ceremony, Indigenous artisans and dancers, dignitaries address as well as fun activities for children. 

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McMurray Metis Office Grounds

10:30 am to 6:00 pm

Enjoy Opening Ceremonies from 10:30- 11:30am, followed by live entertainment, kids’ activities and more throughout the afternoon and evening.  Throughout the day, there will be kids’ activities, vendors, BBQ, and live entertainment.  Everyone is welcome, free for all to attend!

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Saturday June 22


Metis Crossing

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Celebrate Métis contributions to Canadian society at the annual National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration at Métis Crossing.

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Indigenous Day live


Finish off National Indigenous Peoples Day with a free Concert on APTN and Windspeaker Radio Networks, broadcasting live from Calgary, Winnipeg and Whitehorse Yukon.  Enjoy Music from Blue Rodeo, Crystal Shawanda, Armond Duck Chief and more!

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