Aboriginal Awareness Week Online Celebration

Lisa Cai Community, Employment, Updates

The week of June 15 is the Aboriginal Awareness Week in Calgary. The week will end on the National Indigenous People’s Day, which is Sunday June 21.

This year, the celebration will be moved online to observe social distancing.

The Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society has organized a series of programs for the Aboriginal Awareness Week. All videos, tutorials, and programs will be shared through Awo Taan’s Facebook page. There will be Kohkum story-telling, youth talent showcase, traditional baking, etc. Check out their Facebook page for the detailed program schedule.

The Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary (AAWC) Committee is organizing virtual events on June 21, to raise awareness and to celebrate the cultural diversity of Canada’s Indigenous people. Please check out the event schedule and reserve the day!

Word of the Day:

  • Aboriginal: living in a land or region from the earliest time, before colonists arrived.
  • Indigenous” is another word with the same meaning.