Event Description

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at Heritage Park! We have tons of special programming and events happening all day and can’t wait for you to join us!

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National Indigenous Peoples Day Programming

Indigenous Games with Jason Plain Eagle

Join in on the fun – try your hand at some traditional indigenous games and learn new skills.

Time: 1 – 4 pm

Location: First Nations Encampment

Indigenous Dancing with Christopher Pegram

Watch and listen to various styles of Indigenous dance and song from across north America and learn about their cultural significance.

Time: 1 – 4 pm

Location: First Nations Encampment

Tipi Viewing

Explore several Tipis along our Promenade and learn more about them from our friendly interpreters.

Time: 10 am – 12 pm and 4 – 5 pm

Location: The Promenade

Campfire Chats: A Celebration of Indigenous Music

Indigenous peoples across Canada have a culturally rich, diverse and immersive history of both traditional and contemporary music. In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, Heritage Park is proud to host the University of Calgary’s eighth annual Campfire Chats event.

Join us in a celebration of Indigenous culture through live music and performances. Performers include Craig Ginn, Métis recording artist and UCalgary professor, Olivia Tail Feathers, traditional singer/songwriter from the Blood Tribe/Kainai Nation, Sandra Sutter, Cree Métis recording artist, and Rod Hunter and his drum group Eya-Hey Nakoda from Stoney Nakoda Nation.

Date: June 21

Time: 4 – 6 pm

Price: Free admission

Location: Heritage Plaza