N.B. communities celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on the lawn of the legislature – Global News

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N.B. communities celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on the lawn of the legislature – Global News

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202213 Views

June 21, 2022

Under the shadow of the New Brunswick legislature, the Indigenous community gathered in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day.

With a sacred fire burning on the front lawn, vendors, drummers, singers and the public shared together in the culture of New Brunswick’s First People.

“Today is a celebration of being Indigenous,” said elder Imelda Perley. “That’s why we wear our moccasins, we wear our regalia, we wear our ribbon skirts, we wear our wampum belts, we wear our four-leggeds and winged ones, and all of that. So today, I actually posted on my (Twitter that) I want non-Indigenous people to walk a mile in our moccasins to see what we face, not just today, but every day.”

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/8936939/n-b-national-indigenous-peoples-day-lawn-legislature/

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