The City of Calgary along with Indigenous community partners will host Calgary’s Aboriginal Awareness Week Opening Ceremonies at Olympic Plaza on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 11:30am-1:30 pm.
The event kicks off Calgary’s Aboriginal Awareness Week, which runs from June 20- 25th, 2016 in celebration of National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2016.
Everyone is invited to attend the free celebration that includes a BBQ lunch, an artisan market, and honouring of a respected Elder, Wilton Goodstriker.
Members of the Calgary Police, Calgary Fire Department and Indigenous community leaders will also be present for the Grand Entry.
Who: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Elder Wilton Goodstriker.
Performances by Drezus and Cowboy Smithx
What: Photo, interview and video opportunity at the City of Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Week Opening Ceremonies
Where: Olympic Plaza, 228 8th Ave SE, Calgary, AB.
When: Monday, June 20 from 11:30am – 1:30pm
The City of Calgary joins sponsors Imperial and Suncor Energy for a full afternoon of events, which include:
11:30- Free BBQ
11:45- Performance by Drezus
12:15- Grand Entry of Dignitaries
12:20- Welcome and Opening Prayer
12:25- Presenting Sponsors Remarks
12:30- Mayor Proclamation
12:35- Honouring of Wilton Goodstriker
12:45- Performance by Drezus
1:15- Closing Remarks by Cowboy Smithx
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Monique Fry AAWOC Media Representative