Video — National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020


Transcript of National Indigenous Peoples Day

Length of video: 00:00:43

Subtitling for the hearing impaired:

There is no narration in this video.

A lively soundtrack plays during the video.

The first sequence: on the left of the screen are the words "TRADITIONS, PAST AND PRESENT..." On the right of screen is an image of a middle-aged man wearing a beaver fur hat, a trapper's hood, and an arrow sash, playing the fiddle, superimposed with an image of a young Indigenous man listening to music on headphones.

The second sequence: we see the word “CELEBRATE!” In the centre of the screen we see two young Indigenous people facing each other, singing, superimposed with the image of an Indigenous singer on stage, dressed in the colours of her heritage, and surrounded by dancers.

The third sequence: we see the words "HAPPY NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY- JUNE 21, 2020" at the top right. On the left we can see the shape of the face and shoulders of an Indigenous man wearing a traditional feathered headdress, superimposed on a photo of Indigenous musicians playing the guitar and drums.

The fourth sequence: we see the words “Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day” along with its translation in Algonquin, Plains Cree, Ojibwa, Inuktitut (South Baffin), Michif Cree, Mi’kmaq and Denesuline.

The video ends with the Canada wordmark.

This video invites Canadians to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with engaging music, images and the following message: Traditions, past and present… Let's celebrate together - National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21, 2020.

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