The City of Markham joins municipalities across the nation in efforts towards reconciliation by recognizing National Indigenous History Month.

They will kick things off June 4 with an event promising to celebrate Indigenous heritage, while sharing on the significance of June as the cities chosen month to do so.

“The event will feature a friendship dance and ceremony of laying down the sacred medicine of tobacco by J’net AyAyQwa Yak Sheelth, with singing and drumming by Sue Croeeagle,” read a statement from the City of Markham.

When:

Monday, June 4, 2018

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Where:

Markham Civic Centre – Front Entrance

101 Town Centre Boulevard

Who:

Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Members of Council

J’net AyAyQwa Yak Sheelth, “One who gives away and still stands tall” Indigenous Arts Educator

Sue Croeeagle, Drummer

For information, visit: www.markham.ca

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