Indigenous Peoples Day Events in Vancouver 2023

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June is Indigenous History Month, and Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) is a time all to honour the cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Metis). Seek firsthand experiences and education about living Indigenous cultures and realities, and be inspired to learn beyond the month of June. Here are some ways to connect and engage:

Indigenous Peoples Day Events in Vancouver 2023

Yolonda Skelton Dress and Train, Pleated Chiffon and Ponti Dress with Beaver fur trim
Bright Futures at Bill Reid Gallery. Yolonda Skelton Chilkat Dress and Eagle Train, 2022 Pleated Chiffon and Ponti Dress with Beaver fur trim. Ultrasuede Appliqued Cuffs and Removable Wool Suiting Appliqued Eagle Train Courtesy of the artist. Photo courtesy of the Bill Reid Gallery.

Ways to Honour Indigenous Cultures When Travelling This Summer

  • Add Indigenous tourism experiences in BC to your travel plans. Download the Indigenous Tourism BC app to find local tourism operators. Include Indigenous tourism in your travel plans.
  • Connection to Land, People and Culture. Commit to learning about the land where you live! Start with a tour with Talaysay Tours in Vancouver.
  • Support Indigenous digital economies. Resourceful entrepreneurs are now serving patrons through online orders, delivery service and virtual events. Shop online for Indigenous fashion, food, wine and art to show your support for Indigenous lands, cultures and businesses.
  • Follow Indigenous Tourism BC on Facebook and Instagram for more ideas, resources, businesses, and and information.

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