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June is National Indigenous History Month!

June 1, 2021
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In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month, an opportunity to honour the heritage, contributions and cultures of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

In 2009, June was declared National Indigenous History Month following the passing of a unanimous motion in the House of Commons.

National Indigenous History Month provides an opportunity to recognize, not only the historic contributions of Indigenous peoples to the development of Canada, but also the strength of present-day Indigenous communities and their promise for the future.

Celebrating National Indigenous History Month is an important tribute to the heritage and diversity of First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities across Canada.

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