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HCDSB News Release
Friday, June 12, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Weaving the Braid of Unity for National Indigenous Peoples Day!
 

WHAT:

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions that First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples have made to the foundation of our nation.
 
 

WHEN:

Friday, June 19, 2020 1:00 PM
 
 

WHERE:

A LIVE stream will take place virtually on HCDSB's YouTube channel.
 

WHY:

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Join us for Weaving the Braid of Unity on June 19th! A virtual grassroots summit will take place to honour and celebrate the beauty and resilience of the original people who have made the diverse and vibrant nation that Canada is today.

Tune in LIVE on HCDSB's YouTube channel on Friday, June 19th at 1:00 - 4:00 PM. ​

Dancers and singers, drummers and influencers will all be sharing their messages of peace, love and hope for the world.​ 
Guests will include Indigenous Grandmothers, Grandfathers and Youth. 

A
dditional guest speakers, artists, writers, and entertainers will include: Theland Kicknosway, Grandmother Eva Nicholas, Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, Susan Aglukark, Isaac Murdoch, Rebekah Wilson, and Drew Hayden Taylor.

*A link to the LIVE stream will be available at the time of airing and after the event takes place on HCDSB's YouTube channel. All are welcome to attend!

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Media Contact:
Amanda Bartucci
Strategic Communications
Halton Catholic District School Board
bartuccia@hcdsb.org
Alternate Media Contact:
Juliana Gligoric
Strategic Communications
Halton Catholic District School Board
gligoricj@hcdsb.org

 

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