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Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow

June 21

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:00am, repeating until June 24, 2018

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada’s Capital with fabulous Indigenous music, art, food and fun. FREE admission! Learn about Inuit, First Nations and Métis cultures. All weekend long, everyone is welcome to the Pow Wow, Family Fun Zone, Indigenous food, art and fashion marketplace, and cultural pavilions. On June 21st, the festival hosts 5000 elementary students during “Education Day,” and a free screening of Indian Horse. APTN’s Indigenous Day Live Concert is on June 23rd. NEW, for our 2018 theme “From The Land”: An Indigenous Culinary Experience! Our Indigenous chefs, David Wolfman, Cezin Nottaway, Brian Yazzie and others, will offer exquisite indigenous fusion dishes crafted from local ingredients. Join us June 22nd for Long Table Lunch and Dinner Feasts, with entertainment by Silla + Rise and Cris Derkson.


Assembly of First Nations
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Native Women’s Association of Canada
National Association of Friendship Centres