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Aboriginal day.


Saturday, June 11

Annual Wicihitowin Community Gathering/AGM

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Giovanni Park, 9403 - 109 A Avenue Free Pancake Breakfast & Stew & Bannock (780) 443-8386

Thursday, June 16

Aboriginal Relations, Government of Alberta

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Edmonton City Centre Mall Lower Level (by the LRT entrance) 100 Street and 102 Avenue

Aboriginal Relations, Government of Alberta Linda Linstrand


Saturday, June 18

Nina's Picnic

11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Free entertainment, giveaways, food. Bring your own lawn chairs

Giovanni Cabot Park 109 Avenue & 95 Street


Sunday, June 19

Metis Child Festival

2011 Music Jamboree

1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Entertainment, childrens' activities, concession on site, bring your own lawn chairs

Alberta Legislature Grounds Metis Child & Family

Services Society

Florence Gaucher

780.452.6100 ext. 227

Tuesday, June 21

National Aboriginal Day - "Holistic Healing is for all Nations"

9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies 11:30 a.m.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

National Aboriginal Day Barbecue

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Abbey Glen Park (south east corner of 102 Street & Jasper Avenue)

First Nation, Metis and Inuit performers, Tipis exhibits, Red River cart, student art shows, barbecue in support of Amiskwaciy Academy High School's hot lunch program.

Amiskwaciy Academy & RBC Royal Eagles

Tuesday, June 21


Noon to 12:45 p.m.

CBC Centre Stage, Edmonton City Centre, 100 Street & 102 Avenue, Main Floor, next to Winners

Free event so bring your family and friends

Aboriginal Women's Professional Association or Jori at

Wednesday, June 22

"Designing the Canvas of Our Lives"

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Art Gallery of Alberta Youth arts mentoring workshops with Aboriginal artist Aaron Paquette and Dianne Meilli, drumocracy session, arts/culture trade show, Rural Friendship Centre Marketplace and bannock at noon.

Alberta Native Friendship Centers Association

Friday, June 24

"Evening in the Park" Traditional Style

3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Alberta Legislature Grounds Free Admission with Live

Concert by Carl Quinn, Conway Kootenay & Dallas Arcand plus some of Edmonton's new talent, Arts & Crafts, Tipi Village, Bannock and more!!

Grand Entry at 5:00 p.m. Main Stage Show at 7:00 p.m.

Edmonton NAD Committee or

Sunday, June 26

St. Albert Aboriginal Day Festival

12:30 p.m. Grand Entry

Lion's Park

(Sir Winston Churchill Ave & Tache St)

Traditional Aboriginal Games, Crafts, Food, Dancing & Fiddling

Bring a lawn chair St. Albert NAD Society Theresa Majeran 780.977-5515 Gwen Crouse at 780.717.6783

Sunday, June 26

"Spirits of the Past"

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

John Walter Museum (located just south of Walterdale Bridge, adjacent to Kinsmen Recreation Centre)

Free Admission & Canada Day Cake, Tea & Bannock, Tipi's, Elder Storytelling, Beading Demonstration provided by Darlene Logan, Dance & Storytelling by Amanda Woodward and family, Pouch Making and more!!

John Walter Museum in partnership with Sun and Moon Visionaries Aboriginal Artisans Society

2011 National Aboriginal Day Community Events


Monday June 21

National Aboriginal Day Aboriginal Awareness


11:00 AM Tilde 1:00 PM

Olympic Park Plaza Opening Ceremonies Committee

* Sponsored by TD Canada Trust

CANE Tilde National

Aboriginal Day

12:00 - 1:00 PM

220 - 4th

Avenue SE

Contact: 403. 508.5728

National Aboriginal Day Gala

Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, Calgary, 5:30 pm to 9 pm

* Dinner, Cocktails, Networking & Entertainment

* City of Calgary Mayor Proclamation

* Aboriginal Leaders' Address

* Fashion Show: Pauline Dempsey "Resilience of Blackfoot Identity in Clothing"

Keynote Speaker: Buffy Sainte-Marie

Masters Of Ceremony: Nicole Robertson: TV journalist, producer & entrepreneur

Jebb Fink: TV journalist, Host & Comedian

Tickets to the Gala: $125/Plate

For more information Call Melissa @ 403.270.7379 ext.234

Tuesday, June 22nd

Sunrise - Native Addictions Services Society Open House

Morning Tours: 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon

Morning Smudge Tilde Ceremonial Rm. 10:00 am

Afternoon Tours: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Afternoon Smudge Tilde Ceremonial Rm. 2:00pm

1231 - 34th Avenue NE / Bannock & Refreshments

"Honouring Our Elders Traditional Feast"

11:00am Tilde 3:00 pm

AWO Taan Healing Lodge Tilde Parent Link Centre 100, 1603-10th Ave SW Contact: 403.531.1880

Tuesday, June 22nd

Human Rights Information Session

10:00 am Tilde Noon

Calgary Public Library - 4th floor, 616 Macleod Trail SW

Register: 403.260.2703

Thursday, June 24th

City of Calgary / CAUAC Chief David Crowchild & Youth Achievement Award Ceremony

11:30 am Tilde 2:00 pm

City Hall Atrium Contact: 403.268.5149

Aboriginal Author Readings

Garry Gottfriedson

6:00 pm Tilde 8:00 pm

Central Library 616 Macleod Trail SE

Friday, June 25th

Bannock Bake-off Treaty 7 Community Futures

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

6011 - 1A Street SW

Contact: 403.589.7531

Mini Pow-wow & Metis Dance Group

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

James Short Memorial Park (adjacent to Trans. Canada Building)

450 - 1st Street SW

* Indian Taco Sale

June 25, 2011

Family Activity Day

Shaw Millennium Park, 1220-9 Ave SW, Calgary

10:00 am to 9 pm

First People's Art Market: 10:00 to 4:00 pm & 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Spend the afternoon shopping for authentic Aboriginal Art!

Traditional Games: 10:30 to 2:00 pm

Join & Experience Traditional Games

Children's Initiation Pow-Wow: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

All Dancers and Drummers will be paid

Bring your own lawn chair(s)

Food Vendors on location all day.

Free Admission - All Day

Pow Wow Registration: onsite

For more information Call Melissa @ 403.270.7379 ext.234Organizing

Aboriginal Entertainers Stage:

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

First Nations & Metis Artists Perform onstageResource Fair:11:00 am to 4:00 pm Organizations from in and around Calgary

Elder's Corner: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Visit local Elders at the Red Cross-Tipi of Courage and listen to story-tellingSchedule of Events: Kick off -10:00 am

Kids Aboriginal Craft Corner: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Opportunity for Children to make traditional crafts
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