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National Indigenous Peoples Day Festival

June 22 @ 11:00 am 4:00 pm

Join us for the National Indigenous Peoples Day festival to celebrate Indigenous history and culture at Crawford Lake’s reconstructed 15th century Longhouse Village. The festival is proudly offered in partnership with Grandmother’s Voice, a visionary Indigenous organization that aims to unite Indigenous voices while extending a warm invitation to individuals from all directions. 

This event features:

  • Fireside stories from Elders Renee Thomas-Hill, Gail Whitlow, and Alan Sutherland
  • Self-guided exploration of the Longhouse Village
  • Art and cultural displays at the Deer Clan Longhouse exhibit
  • Visit to the Three Sisters Garden planted by Ojibiikaan Indigenous Cultural Network
  • Lacrosse in the village
  • An archaeology simulated dig for kids   
  • Stroll around the boardwalk to Crawford’s rare meromictic lake
  • Walk the Species At Risk Trail with larger-than-life chainsaw sculptures

Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area
Price: This event is free for Conservation Halton members and non-members are welcome to attend by making a park reservation for Crawford Lake online.