Regina Residents Invited to Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day
Celebrate the rich heritage, diverse cultures, and remarkable achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada as we gather in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Regina. This day provides an opportunity for our entire community to deepen our understanding and appreciation of the unique heritage and outstanding contributions of Indigenous peoples.
Community members are invited to attend the 2023 event on Wednesday, June 21. Activities begin at 10 a.m., with the Grand Entry at 11 a.m. in Victoria Park followed by greetings and performances on the City Square Plaza stage. Nehiyaw, Dené and Métis Spoken-Word Artist, Zoey Roy, will be the day’s special guest and host. Additional performances to note are the Creeland Dancers, Dean Smith Band, Sila Singers - Inuuk Throat Singing, Kawacatoose Boys including a drum group and Powwow Dancers.
Program details, including a full schedule of entertainment, family-friendly activities, and craft vendors, are available on the Facebook event page. Attendees can look forward to a lineup of incredible Indigenous performances, engaging family-friendly activities, children’s crafts, and the opportunity to explore Indigenous artistries, held in conjunction with the Regina Farmers' Market.
National Indigenous Peoples Day is hosted by the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Network (EDIN) in partnership with Casino Regina, City of Regina, Economic Development Regina, Farm Credit Canada, File Hills Qu’Appelle (FHQ) Developments, Government of Canada, Phoenix Group, Province of Saskatchewan, Reconciliation Regina, Regina Farmers’ Market, Regina Fire & Protective Services, Regina Police Service, Regina Public Library, SaskPower, SaskTel, and SGI.