TRU hosts Aboriginal Day activities

Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake is hosting a full day of activities to mark Aboriginal Day June 21.

Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake is hosting a full day of activities to mark Aboriginal Day June 21.

The event is in honour of residential school survivors with tributes by hand drummers.

Activities include a traditional Lehal tournament from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; pow wow from noon to 5 p.m. and a designer’s fashion show starting at 5:30 p.m..

Closing ceremonies and awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

There will also be craft and vendor tables and concessions.

People are asked to bring their own lawn chairs.

 

For registration and information contact the following people:

 

 

 

Lillian Squalian, Desniqi Services Society, 250-392-6500;

Rhonda Johnson, Thompson Rivers University, 250-392-8009; or

for Lehal, Cecil Grinder, Punky Lake Wilderness Camp Society 250-392-3918.