National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Deadline: Jun 19, 2021 - 10:00 am

Strathcona County has worked with Indigenous community partners to create a range of free virtual activities. Don't miss the chance to commemorate, engage and learn more by participating in special opportunities and family-friendly activities from June 19-21.

Métis Jigging with Felice Gladue – Virtual

Saturday, June 19, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Bring your whole family - join the fun in learning the Métis Jig. Cultural Educator Felice Gladue of Métis ALIVE keeps this active and joyful tradition alive. The class will be presented live (virtually) through Microsoft Teams. This program offers energetic dance paired with opportunities to hear stories and learn more about Canada’s rich cultural history.

Accompanied with live fiddle playing by Zachary Willier.

Floral Fish Scale Art with MJ Belcourt – Virtual

Saturday, June 19, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

MJ Belcourt is an Edmonton-based Métis artist, educator and curator. She will share the beauty of traditional fish scale art and guide participants in creating their very own fish scale keepsake. Register early to receive a free fish scale art kit, join us in an engaging live virtual class and celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Registration is required. For more information visit http://bit.ly/SCNIPD21

More activities will be announced soon.