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Dawson Creek's National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations are set to soar

Events throughout the day.
Lyrik Albert from Sweetgrass FN performs a traditional Jingle Dance_resized.jpg
Lyrik Albert of Sweetgrass First Nation performs a traditional Jingle Dance. (stock)

June 21 welcomes the summer and is National Indigenous Peoples Day across Canada – and Mile Zero is ready.

Tuesday sees Dawson Creek Secondary School campus hosting a free BBQ from 4:30 to 6:30pm, with games, face painting, rock painting and more on the bill. Bev Lambert and Metis Jigging Lessons go from 5 to 6pm and all are welcome.

Aboriginal Family Services will celebrate midday – with events slated from 1030 am to 1pm. Pre school graduation ceremonies, photo booth, bouncy castle, AFS traditional dancers and more are in the cards. A pancake breakfast runs 10:30 to 11:30am.