National Indigenous Peoples Day
Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at Royal Roads University on the shore of Esquimalt Lagoon and the traditional lands of the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.
The event features a traditional Coast Salish canoe landing protocol led by Songhees Nation Elder Butch Dick, a canoe challenge, traditional drumming, singing and dancing, children’s field games, traditional snacks, craft workshops, artists, vendors and more.
The event is co-hosted by Royal Roads University, the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, University of Victoria and Camosun College, along with support from the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (ISPARC) and Power to Be.
Parking is free and everyone is welcome. For information email or call 250-391-2600 x 4565.