The Mission Friendship Centre held a full day of activities to help celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. / Jamie Hayes Photo

The Mission Friendship Centre held a full day of activities to help celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. / Jamie Hayes Photo

PHOTOS: Open house at the Mission Friendship Centre

Held today in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, June 21, is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

The Mission Friendship Centre, which is located on the Tradition Unceded Territory of the Kwantlen, Matsqui, Leq’a: mel People, is hosting a variety of events today.

Organizers invite all to stop in at the Friendship Centre on June 21 to help them honour all of the traditions and cultures of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples from all over Canada.

The event runs until 4 p.m. and features crafts, language writing, story telling, cultural history, drumming and more.

 

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo

/ Jamie Hayes Photo