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

MUSIC AWARDS

Join us June 18th, 2021 to celebrate Indigenous Music from within the community across Turtle Island. Representing a variety of music genres as well as awards for cultural contribution, significance, legacy and social voice.

DIY Workshops

Choose from Indigenous culinary workshops or an Arts Workshop. You'll receive a Manitou Spirit box with all the supplies you need to follow along with our chefs and artisans at home.

EDUCATION
DAYS

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

ARTS
& CRAFTS

Register for WhiskeyJack Paint Night or learn how to make a traditional rawhide rattle. Purchase your create-at-home crafting kit and join a workshop webinar.

CULINARY

Register for an Indigenous cooking workshop webinar and we will send a meal kit so you can create at home. Learn how to make bannock or wild rice casseroles.

FAMILY
AND CULTURE

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

Social Distance
Pow Wow

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Presented by Social Distance Pow Wow on Facebook, witness all of the vibrance and energy with an online competition pow wow with virtual contests for drums and dancers from across Turtle Island.

Live! Music & Dance

RBC
Stay connected through live streams of indigenous music, theatre & dance and much more!

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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