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Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time for Indigenous Peoples to celebrate their history in the spirit of pride and preservation. We invite community members to recognize the rich heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada through a variety of programs and recommended titles.

Upcoming Programs and Events

June 13: Métis Kitchen Party: Fiddle, Feast, and Harmony
Join renowned Métis fiddler Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Métis culture, where the fiddle weaves stories, and the rhythms connect us all. This drop-in event is suitable for adults and teens.

June 15: Weaving for Hope and Healing
Join Métis artist Tracey-Mae to learn how to learn the skill of weaving while reflecting on the complex connections between settler and Indigenous communities. This registered event is suitable for teens and adults.

June 22: Odeiwin Presents: National Indigenous History Month Celebration
Join us for an outdoor event celebrating National Indigenous History Month. Listen to speakers, musicians and artists share the beauty and diversity of Indigenous cultures from across Turtle Island. Offered by Odeiwin. This drop-in event is suitable for families (all ages.)

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Indigenous Wellness and Mental Health

LifeSpeak is a digital wellness platform exclusively for library members. Get free online access to expert-led, curated content on mental and physical health. This month's expert blogs and feature articles include topics like: decolonizing our minds and practices to support Indigenous wellness, and food, mind, and body connections to Indigenous foods. Use access ID: lifespeak.

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