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June 17, 2005
Sunrise Ceremony and Flag-raising for National Aboriginal Day
Councillor Jane Pitfield will join Elder Alex Jacobs, members of the Aboriginal
community, and the public in a sunrise ceremony followed by a flag raising to
mark National Aboriginal Day.

Date: Tuesday, June 21
Time: 5:30 a.m.
Location: Podium Roof, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

National Aboriginal Day - June 21 - was declared by the Government of Canada in
1996 to celebrate the contribution of Aboriginal peoples to Canadian society as
Canada's first Peoples and to recognize their different cultures.

The City of Toronto will recognize National Aboriginal Day with a sunrise
ceremony to be followed by a flag raising. Flags to be raised include those of
the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, the Métis Nation, and Nunavut,
the first aboriginal Territory in Canada.

For information on National Aboriginal Day events visit and click
on the link to National Aboriginal Day.

Media contacts:

Mae Maracle
City Manager's Office

Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
City Manager's Office

Heather McCallum
Protocol Services



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