Indigenous celebrations and events occur throughout the province all year round. Below are some of the events being held September 30th in recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day.
Indigenous-led Healing Walk will take place at the Great Canadian Trail in Rockwood Park starting at 1 p.m. Elder Lisa Dutcher and Drum Group Wolastoqewi Apijik will lead the walk
A smudging and solemn walk at Indian Point Park from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
An event will take place at the Sussex Rotary Amphitheatre beginning at 11 a.m.
Commemorative ceremony at the City Hall Plaza beginning at 1 p.m. Hubert Francis from Elsipogtog First Nation will share a blessing, traditional teachings and a few traditional songs to honour the children who never returned home, the survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.
Under One Sky event at Sitansisk’s Powwow grounds Saturday, September 30, between 1:00-4:00.