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National Indigenous Peoples Day Events 2019

Cinema Series: "Trick or Treaty?"

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: CIGI Campus Auditorium, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo

Public Event: Cinema Series

Link: https://www.cigionline.org/events/cinema-series-trick-or-treaty

A Talk with Phil Monture hosted by the Waterloo Region Museum


Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Info: In recognition of National Indigenous Peoples' Day, which falls on June 21 each year, the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum will host Phil Monture, from Six Nations of the Grand River. He will tell the story of his community and the Haldimand Proclamation (Treaty) of 1784. The treaty covers lands for six miles on each side of the Grand River from Lake Erie to its source.

Seating is limited for this event. Please RSVP at 519-748-1914 or email waterlooregionmuseum@regionofwaterloo.ca by Friday, June 14, 2019.

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2110764899045643/

I AM Kitchener (Indigenous Arts Market)


Date: June 12 to June 16

Location: Kitchener City Hall (previously Open Sesame)

Info: I AM Kitchener is a pop-up space leading up to Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations located adjacent to Kitchener City Hall. We are offering free tables for Indigenous artists and crafters to show and sell their work.

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2825842597456641/

At First Light hosted by THEMUSEUM


Date: June 21st, 2019

Time: 6am - 8am

Location: 10 King St W, Kitchener

Info: Community sunrise ceremony. All are welcome. Drinks are provided. Donations are welcome.

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2332407990339611/

Solstice Sunrise Ceremony with Elder Jean Becker


Date: June 21, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Location: CIGI Campus Courtyard, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo

Info: This event is open to the community.

Link: https://bit.ly/2XwLDG7

National Indigenous Peoples Day hosted by Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre


Date: June 21st, 2019

Time: Noon - 2pm

Location: St Paul’s University College grounds

Info: Please join us for drumming, singing and dancing. Dancers bring regalia! BBQ at noon. POW WOW dancers please join us! Honourarium provided!

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/227210141558519/

National Celebration: First Nations, Inuit and Metis


Date: June 21, 2019

Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

Location: Royal City Park, 139 Gordan St, Guelph

Info: Drumming, Dancing, and Craft Vendors

Edge of the Knife hosted by Apollo Cinema


Date: June 21, 2019

Time: 7:00pm

Location: 141 Ontario St N

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnbOw5Nuq2U

The Cube hosted by The City of Kitchener


Date: Evenings mid June

Location: Kitchener City Hall Cube

Info: The City of Kitchener will be feature Indigenous artist Mike Tiggleman on The Cube.

Indian Horse movie hosted by Kitchener Public Library


Date: June 22, 2019

Time: 2:00pm

Location: 85 Queen St N

Event: https://www.kpl.org/free-flicks-indian-horse

Nations and Voices Photo Project


Date: May 15 - July 15

Location: Cafe Pyrus, Kitchener

Info: The goal of this year-long project to share the stories of BIPOC folks (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) and Queer/Trans folks that they met during theirs travels. It is the intention that the photos create conversation, trigger emotions, change perceptions, and communicate a message that QT/BIPOC folks have many stories to tell which is often silenced by privileged world travelers. Shawn Johnston is Anishinaabe originally from Couchiching First Nations.

Event: https://www.facebook.com/NationsAndVoices/

National Indigenous Peoples Day Market


Date: June 21, 2019

Time: Noon - 7pm

Info: Craft Vendors please contact Greg Toller at greg_toller@wrdsb.ca

Location: Kitchener Farmers Market

National Indigenous Peoples Day hosted by CreateWaterloo


Date: June, 21, 2019

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Waterloo Public Square

Info: Throughout the day, artists Luke Swinson and August Swinson, will be in Waterloo Public Square painting a temporary art piece to acknowledge the day. Join us from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. as the artwork is completed and for a thanks-giving address at 4:00 p.m.

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1966572063447995/


If you are hosting an event as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day and would like it listed on this page, please email Shawn at s36johns@uwaterloo.ca