national aboriginal day


17th Annual Noongam Traditional Powwow

Jun 20, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014
Queen Juliana Park, at Dow's Lake
Carling Ave and Preston St
Ottawa , ON
45° 23' 51.4464" N, 75° 42' 27.8316" W
Ontario CA
Join us for the the 17th Annual Noongam Traditional Powwow to be held June 20-22, 2014 at Queen Juliana Park near Dow's Lake, Ottawa.

Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival and Competition Powwow

Jun 21, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014
Vincent Massey Park Ottawa , ON
45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W
Ontario CA
Come celebrate National Aboriginal Day at the Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival, an Aboriginal arts event that represents the cultural diversity of our urban Aboriginal community.
Jun 21, 2012
William Commanda. (Photo:

Remembering William Commanda on National Aboriginal Day

Romola Trebilcock
June 21 was declared National Aboriginal Day by former Governor General Romeo Leblanc in 1996. But it was William Commanda's friend Jules Sioui who had affirmed it as Indian Day in 1945.


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