Peterborough ON – (September 19, 2014) – In the spirit of working together, the local post-secondary institutions and Peterborough Indigenous community organizations have gathered to host a Welcoming Celebration as a way to welcome new and returning community members to their territory. New students and community members are encouraged to attend!
The celebration will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Del Crary Park from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will include Elder teachings, drumming, dancing, traditional foods, Aboriginal resource organizations, local Indigenous musicians, crafts and vendors, activities and workshops, free SOADI foot care, and a kids’ area.
Groups or individuals interested in volunteering or having a booth at the event can contact:
Community organizations/Volunteers: Kylie at 705-749-5530 ext. 1311 (toll-free 1-866-353-6464 ext. 1311)
Vendors: Kim at 705-874-1446 or 705-527-1560
Food Booth: Stephanie or Michelle at 705-652-8787
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Acting Director, First Peoples House of Learning
705-748-1011 x 7905
Aboriginal Student Services Coordinator
705-749-5530 x 1311