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Town Offers Free Programs for Indigenous History Month

HALTON HILLS, ON – The Town invites residents to participate in programs offered by Cultural Services and the Halton Hills Public Library this June to honour the history, knowledge, creativity, and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canad.a


Mayor Rick Bonnette will recognize Indigenous History Month at the upcoming June 13th Council meeting. “I encourage the community to participate in Indigenous programming offered throughout June, and to take an active role in learning about the experiences of Indigenous peoples in our country”, said Bonnette. “Engaging with diverse cultural programming is an important step toward creating a more diverse and inclusive community in Halton Hills.”


Programming highlights include:

  • The Moccasin Identifier and Storywalk® of The Raven’s Feast by KungJaadee; June 4 at the Library & Cultural Centre Plaza, June 21 at the Acton Library

  • Film Series at the John Elliott Theatre; Run Woman Run (June 23), From Wisconsin with Love & Stories from Land Back Camp with a talk (June 30)

  • Embroidery & beading DIY kits to accompany film screenings; $10 per kit

  • Halton Hills Lectures on the HHPL YouTube channel including authors Michelle Good and Harold R. Johnson and Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Coordinator for the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Darin Wybenga

  • Historic indigenous beadwork display from the collection of Naomi Smith on view in the Sisnett Lobby of the Cultural Centre


All programs are free unless otherwise noted. For a complete listing of activities and registration instructions visit haltonhills.ca/IndigenousHistory. Follow the Town of Halton Hills and Library’s social media channels for updates.

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