There will be a First Peoples’ celebration at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre June 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Black Press)

First Nations celebrated

There will be a First Peoples’ celebration at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre June 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Canada’s indigenous people are the focus of a community gathering.

There will be a First Peoples’ celebration at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre June 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“There will be cultural activities along with ceremonial events and demonstrations presented by local First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples,” said Vicki Proulx, with ABNC.

“Other attractions include displays and local artisans work for sale, bannock roasting over the fire and more. All ages are welcome for this by donation intergenerational event which includes plenty of activities for the kids to enjoy including a friendship bracelet workshop, rock painting, games and storytelling in a tipi.”

The event is run in collaboration with the Okanagan Indian Band, Okanagan College, the First Nations Friendship Centre, Journey with Elders and other community representatives.

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