Kingston celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day at Confederation Basin – Global News

Kingston celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day at Confederation Basin – Global News

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019336 Views

June 24, 2019

Friday was National Indigenous Peoples Day, a time to recognize Canada’s First Nations and celebrate their art, languages, music and culture.

Kingston’s celebration took place at Confederation Basin in front of City Hall. Lynda Gerow was a member of the organizing committee that helped put on the four-hour gathering.

“Because it’s the summer solstice, it’s a day that we would have normally recognized and celebrated the end of the long winter and the beginning of the summer,” Gerow explained.

“So for us, now it’s a way of celebrating who we are and the fact that we’re still here — celebrating not only our traditions but the fact we are evolving.”

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/5418927/kingston-national-indigenous-peoples-day-2019/

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