Go to content

Here’s how you can celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in Montreal

Here’s how you can celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in Montreal
Indigenous celebrations in Montreal / Getty Images

Today, Canada recognizes and celebrates the history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis for Indigenous Peoples Day. Here is how you can celebrate the National Day today across Montreal:

First, head on over to Montreal’s Old Port Clock Tower for a special performance with traditional fire, dance, and tabaccoo ceremony with with Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) elders. Innu singers Shauit and the Buffalo Hat Singers are expected to perform.

For those in the Verdun area, make sure to swing by the Arthur-Terrien park for performances by artists Moe Clark & Band, Nina & Sierra Segalowitz and Backwater Township, all organized by Native Montreal. Make sure to bring your kids, as they’ll be able to participate in traditional dancing, scavenger hunts, and more! 

Then, on the South Shore of Montreal, in Kahnawà:ke, for celebrations at the Kahnawake Sports Complex. What can you expect? Picnics, murals, free treats, skateboarding, archery, soccer, lacrosse, and more!

Lastly, in Montreal’s Cabot Square, enjoy more performances by performers Shauit and the Buffalo Hats Singers, as well as Beatrice Deer. This particular event is organized by the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal and POP Montreal

Subscribe to our newletter!Subscribe to our newletter!
By subscribing, I agree to receive communications by email from Cogeco Média and its affiliates, including news, updates, activities and contests. You can unsubscribe at any time by using the link at the bottom of our emails or contacting us via our Privacy Policy. Please note, however, that we may still continue to send you service-related and other non-commercial communications. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Streaming will resume following advertisement.
Feel Good Weekends with Nat Lauzon