June 21st marks National Aboriginal Day, a day to celebrate the contributions and achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people of Canada. National Aboriginal Day was officially proclaimed by former Governor-General Roméo LeBlanc in 1996. In addition, the month of June is Aboriginal History Month.
A number of websites offer information on the history of National Aboriginal Day, as well as regional events taking place from coast to coast.
Please visit our member provincial association websites for more information:
Saskatchewan School Boards Association (National Aboriginal Trustees Gathering)