National Aboriginal Day

Since 1996, June 21st has been marked on Canadian calendars as National Aboriginal Day (or NAD). This day was chosen by Aboriginal organizations and the Government of Canada as it corresponds with the summer solstice (and the longest day of the year). Continue reading

Discover Ontario: Petroglyphs Provincial Park

In Canada, June 21st marks not only the summer solstice, but also National Aboriginal Day — a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples in Canada. During the next week I’ll be sharing some posts dedicated to First Nations sites and events within Toronto and Ontario. Continue reading