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Algoma U invites community to mark Indigenous History Month

University and Anishinaabe Academic Resource Centre offer several activities in June; 'It's a time to honour the stories, achievements and resilience of Indigenous people'
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Algoma University. File photo, Darren Taylor/SooToday

Algoma University and the Anishinaabe Academic Resource Centre (AARC) are inviting the community to celebrate National Indigenous History Month and Indigenous Peoples Day with several activities.

On June 1, join a flag-raising ceremony at Algoma University's front loop in front of Shingwauk Hall at 9 a.m.

On June 14, Algoma U and AARC will host its first annual Anishinaabe Academic Resource Centre open house at the Speakeasy, which will be open to Algoma University and local Indigenous communities.

Don't miss the launch Gabegendaadowin Training Program, which kicks off on June 7 in Sault Ste. Marie. 

National Indigenous History Month is celebrated in June, with Indigenous Peoples Day taking place on June 21 to recognize, celebrate and honour the history, culture and diversity of the past and present First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

"It's a time to honour the stories, achievements and resilience of Indigenous people across Turtle Island, celebrating unique heritage and diverse cultures," said Algoma U in the media release.


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