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2019 Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

June 21 – June 22 (2 dates) | Community

June 22, 2019, 10:00am - 10:00pm

Dufferin County Cultural Resource Circle hosts the 5th annual Indigenous Peoples Day.

This free, family-friendly event will feature live music, Indigenous and local artisans and crafters, traditional drummers and dancers, and traditional Indigenous foods.

Friday's schedule:

1 pm - 1:20 pm - Opening - Elder Shelley Charles

1:25 pm - 1:45 pm - MC Talk introduction to Drums, dancers and acknowledge Chief, Elders and Eagle Staff

1:45 pm - 1:55 pm - EagleHeart Singers opening song (Veteran Song)

1:55 pm - 2:15 pm - Talk Chief Nadjiwon

2:20 pm - 2:30 pm - Drum and Dancers

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm - Charlie Fife

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm - Falcon Jane

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm - Special Presentation - Charlie Fife Drum/EagleHeart Singers and Dancers

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Mayor Brown Proclamation/Welcome/Ribbon cutting

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm - Greg Ritchie

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm - Drum and Hoop

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Dinner break

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm - Papa Pope

7:20 pm - 7:55 pm - Campfire Poets

8:00 pm - 8:15 pm - Drummers & Hoop Dancer

8:15 pm - 9:15 pm - Mama D

9:20 pm - 10:05 pm - Charlie Fife

Saturday's schedule:

10:00 am - 10:20 am - Opening Chief Nadjiwon - Land Recognition/Elder Shirley

10:20 am - 10:40 am - MC speaks

10:40 am - 10:50 am - Honour Song - Jimmy Dick & EagleHeart Singers

11:00 am - 11:25 am - Elder Leon Fleury and Noa Barnes

11:25 am - 12:00 pm - Talk MMIWG/MMIMB - Elder Shirley John/Shawn Wilson

- Tina Fontaine. An original written by Shawn to bring awareness to the MMIWG/ Talk by Norah Kennedy of Family Transition Place on MMIWG/Deputy Chief Leah Gilfoy representing OPS promise to help with MMIWG/Drum and Dancers

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm - Charlie Fife - speaks

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm - MC Talk/Prayer for Lunch Elder Shirley John

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch Break

1:00 pm -   1:30 pm - Omar Covadar

1:30 pm -   1:50 pm - EagleHeart Singers and Dancers

1:50 pm -   2:00 pm - MC Speaks

2:00 pm -   2:45 pm - Larry Kurtz and the Lawbreakers

2:50 pm -   3:20 pm - Noa Barnes drum and Talk

3:30 pm -   3:45 pm - EagleHeart Singers & Hoop Dancer

3:50 pm -   4:35 pm - Shawn Wilson

4:40 pm -   4:50 pm - EagleHeart Singers and Dancers

5:00 pm -   5:45 pm - Jeff Campbell

5:45 pm -   6:20 pm - Dinner break

6:20 pm -   6:30 pm - EagleHeart Singers dancers

6:40 pm -   7:40 pm - Jason Wilson’s Sumach Roots

7:45 pm -   8:05 pm - EagleHeart Singers and Hoop Dancer

8:10 pm -   9:00 pm - Charley Fife

Alexandra Park

11 Second Street, Orangeville, ON L9W 1H4

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Alexandra Park is .75 acres and is located at Second Street and First Avenue. It was officially opened in August 1903 and was named after Queen Alexandra.