hosted by by The National Association of Friendship Centres

We acknowledge that the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival takes place on the traditional and unceded territories of the Algonquin peoples and their descendants.
All times for the festival are listed as EST.

Come together ONLINE

to celebrate National Indigenous History Month

introducing new ways to create connections and share our rich and vibrant culture.

In 2020, we bring together artists, vendors and performers online to share their crafts, expertise and talents with all of Canada. Tune into Indigenous music and performers, theatre and dance including a Social Distance Pow Wow competition. Register for Indigenous cooking and arts & crafts workshops; learn from Elders teachings and traditions; shop at the Virtual Marketplace. Education (Multi)Day is back for students and teachers as well as family packed done at home activities.

PLEASE NOTE

Submissions are welcome for the inaugural Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards. The Show at the National Arts Centre has been postponed to June 2021.

INDIGENOUS
MARKETPLACE

BMO
Shop online at the Indigenous Marketplace (open to June 30, 2021) and support over 75 Indigenous small businesses.

MUSIC AWARDS

June 12
The inaugural SSIMAs celebrate excellence, artistic voice & legacy in the Indigenous community across Turtle Island and beyond.
Streamed live from The National Arts Centre

Competition Pow Wow

Choose from Culinary Workshops and order a meal kit to follow along with our chefs in the comfort of your own home.

EDUCATION
DAYS

BMO
Join students and teachers from across the country for a virtual cultural showcase of FN, Metis and Inuit performers, educational craft, arts and music workshops.

Creation Workshops

Elders Storytelling, SkyWoman stencils, Paint Night, drum making workshops, Inuit sea creatures, and more!

Culinary Workshops

Register for an Indigenous workshop. We'll send you a meal kit to make smoked elk rack of ribs or an Indigenous family meal of fish tacos.

FAMILY
CULTURE Connections

Interactive cultural programming and fun for all ages. Engage your entire family with colouring contests, live stream Algonquin language bingo, VR experiences and more!

Celebration Stage

RBC
Stay connected through live streams of Indigenous music, theatre & dance with your favourite online hosts and performers!

VIRTUAL MARKETPLACE

Shop online with the indigenous virtual marketplace (open Nov 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) and support up to 50 Indigenous small businesses.

Come together ONLINE

to celebrate National Indigenous History Month

introducing new ways to create connections and share our rich and vibrant culture.

In 2020, we bring together artists, vendors and performers online to share their crafts, expertise and talents with all of Canada. Tune into Indigenous music and performers, theatre and dance including a Social Distance Pow Wow competition. Register for Indigenous cooking and arts & crafts workshops; learn from Elders teachings and traditions; shop at the Virtual Marketplace. Education (Multi)Day is back for students and teachers as well as family packed done at home activities.

PLEASE NOTE

Submissions are welcome for the inaugural Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards. The Show at the National Arts Centre has been postponed to June 2021.

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