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June 15, 2011
Events in Toronto Aboriginal City Celebration
The 17th annual National Aboriginal Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 21. The City of Toronto and the Toronto Aboriginal City Celebration Committee will host events related to National Aboriginal Day, from June 17 to 25. Details follow.

June 17: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Arts and crafts fair
Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.,
Performance by Big Feather - the Native Child and Family Services band

June 18: 1 to 3:30 p.m. - Toronto Zoo celebrates National Aboriginal Day
Waterside Theatre, Toronto Zoo
Contact: Kim Wheatly, 416-393-6362

June 21: 5:30 a.m. - Sunrise ceremony and flag raising
City Hall podium roof, 100 Queen St. W.

June 21: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Native Canadian Centre of Toronto celebrates Aboriginal History Month
Yonge Dundas Square, featuring Crystal Shawanda and the Inuit Throat Singers

June 25: Grand entry at noon - Na-Me-Res traditional pow wow
Wells Hill Park (east of Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue)
Host: Drum Chippewa Travellers

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Mae Maracle
Diversity Management and Community Engagement Consultant, City Manager's O
416 392-5583



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