Robert Gutierrez and Edna Gutierrez sing, and drum while playing the traditional game of slahal or stickgame with folks at the 2019 National Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness at Tzeachten Sports Field. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

National Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness in Chilliwack focused on health

Traditional games, community information booths, and kids’ activities were part of the fun

Tzeachten Sportsfield was the site of the National Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness in Chilliwack on Friday, June 21.

Traditional games, community information booths, and kids’ activities were just some of the activities at the celebration that was set to run until 6 p.m.

Attendees were also enjoying the bouncy castle, prize draws and a dunk tank.

READ MORE: The celebration is set for Friday

Another event is the Pancake Breakfast on Saturday morning by donation hosted by the Chilliwack Métis Association, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sto:lo Resource Centre on Vedder Rd.

There will be Métis fiddle music, jigging, and traditional dancing.


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