The National Indigenous Peoples Day Parade gets underway in Williams Lake at 10 a.m. downtown. (NSTQ map)

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations in the works for Williams Lake this week

Plans include a parade and events in Boitanio Park

National Indigenous Peoples Day Parade and celebrations are set to take place in Williams Lake Tuesday, June 21.

Organized by the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council, the parade will get underway in downtown Williams Lake at 10 a.m. followed by a fun day in Boitanio Park.

The schedule of events include an opening song, opening remarks by leadership and an introduction of the SD 27 Indigenous Role Models, followed by live entertainment, a bannock making competition and lehal tournament. There will also be bouncy castles and booths offering children’s activities and food vendors.

Everyone is welcome.

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