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Mississauga marking National Indigenous Peoples Day at Celebration Square

Thestar.com
June 17, 2022

The City of Mississauga will be marking National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 with an evening of ceremony and musical performances at Celebration Square from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

The free event is in collaboration with the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

The ceremony and welcome will be held at 7 p.m. and will feature Manitou Mkwa Singers.

This will be followed by performances from Mohawk singer-songwriters Shawnee Kish and Logan Staats.

There will also be an artisan market and a chance to get creative at the Moccasin Identifier Project interactive display.

For more information visit the City of Mississauga’s website. The city says events are weather permitting and the schedule is subject to change.

National Indigenous Peoples Day is commemorated by the Government of Canada on June 21 to recognize the history, heritage, diversity and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and M├ętis peoples.