Indigenous commemorative and awareness days

Discover the days, weeks and months that are celebrated in our country and around the world to commemorate and promote Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples.


Services and information

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21

Celebrate National Indigenous Day and the rich contributions First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples have made to Canada.

National Indigenous History Month - June

Recognize not only the historic contributions of Indigenous peoples to the development of Canada, but also the strength of present-day Indigenous communities.

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – August 9

Recognize and celebrate the valuable and distinctive identities of Indigenous peoples around the world on August 9.

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