National Indigenous Peoples Day 2017. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file)

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2017. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file)

National Indigenous Peoples Day in Chilliwack has two events

One event is at Tzeachten Field and the other at the Sto:lo Resource Centre

Two special events will be held to honour National Indigenous Peoples Day in Chilliwack.

First up on Friday, June 21 is the National Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness at Tzeachten Sports Field.

From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the sports field, folks will be trying bannock, jumping in the bouncy castle, or checking out the info booths.

Organizer say they will also have “name translation” at one of the visitor booths, traditional games, prizes and a dunk tank.

Then on June 22, it’s a Pancake Breakfast by donation hosted by the Chilliwack Métis Association. The Saturday morning event runs 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sto:lo Resource Centre on Vedder Rd.

There will also be Metis fiddle music, jigging, traditional dance. For more email cmasecretary@hotmail.com.


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