Monthly Archives:: June 2014

Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú to attend Montréal First Peoples Festival

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Logo Présence Autochtone 2014

A visit from Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú; a launch of Samian’s new album, marked by a concert on the Loto-Québec stage at Place des Festivals, bedecked, illuminated and adorned in the colours of Aboriginal cultures, a top-flight international film and video competition, a jury chaired by the actor Sébastien Ricard; street theatre, exhibits,…

National Aboriginal Peoples Day

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National Aboriginal Day

June 21st 2014. Celebrate National Aboriginal Peoples Day Gathering – Corner St Jacques and St. Laurent in Old Montreal at 3:30 p.m. Civic ceremony saluting the day – Dancing, drumming, honour songs in Old Montreal at Place d’armes at 4 p.m.