Attawapiskat Set for National Aboriginal Day

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National Aboriginal Day in Attawapiskat brought out young and old
National Aboriginal Day in Attawapiskat brought out young and old
National Aboriginal Day in Attawapiskat brought out young and old
National Aboriginal Day in Attawapiskat brought out young and old

ATTAWAPISKAT – Attawapiskat will celebrate National Aboriginal Day with activities through the day.

Some had to be cancel or changed due to no funds or lack of funds.

The community received $4000.00 from AFN. Fundraising efforts to raise additional funds were unsuccessful

Tomorrow activities, we will start off with;

12 p.m: Aboriginal Day Parade, 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Theme: “Native Pride”.

Followed by some Drumming & Dancing at Parish Hall, also;
– Cake Contest (Theme: Native Pride) – 9 prizes, 3 categories (gift certificates)

– Face painting for all ages also happening.
We have other activities planned such as Aboriginal Day Baseball Tournament, held by Angela and Dean.. over at KES field. – Prizes there for gift certificates as well for baseball.

– Christine Kataquapit & her helpers will be hosting BBQ.

– Elder Annabella Iahtail and her girls, will be hosting the Shabasdawan Tipi – Community Feast (traditional cooking) starts around 5 or 6 pm. at the river bank.

Last but not least, near the end of evening, Fire Works planned. The fireworks were donated by Northern Stores.

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