Bawaajigewin Aboriginal Community Circle is celebrating National Indigenous Day with week-long virtual events June 21 to 27, 2020. BACC seeks to celebrate Indigenous presence, nurture relationships, and facilitate collaborations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. BACC seeks to educate and share information about Indigenous perspectives in a myriad of areas and disciplines and engage the Durham Region and regional Indigenous communities.
Highlights of the week include:
- A message from Cheif Kelly LaRoca Mississaugas of Scugog Island
- Welcome from Mary George President of Bawaajigewin
- Proclamation of the day and weeks events from The Regional Municipality of Durham, and the City of Oshawa.
- Wiingushk Deyweygun Drum Group open our event with an honour song
- Scavenger Hunt for families
- Movie and interview from the Robert McLaughlin Gallery