Look, listen, and learn

Look, listen, and learn
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Jasper National Park is recognized as a significant cultural crossroads for a diversity of Indigenous groups. Drink in the sights, sounds and colours of local and regional Indigenous culture at its finest with samples of bannock and bush tea, dancers in colourful regalia and the beat of the drum.

Look, listen, and learn as the Indigenous peoples of this land tell and share their own stories in their own way on the lawn of the Jasper Information Centre from 11 am to 4 pm on Thursday, June 21st.  This year's celebration features the Sunchild First Nation.

11:00 A.M. MUSIC: Warrior Women

12:00 P.M. MUSIC: Laura Vinson and Free Spirit

1:00 P.M. GRAND ENTRY: Sunchild First Nation

2:00 P.M. DEMONSTRATION POW-WOW: Sunchild First Nation

3:30 P.M. LEARN THE RED RIVER JIG:

Parks Canada Interpreters will also be on hand. The event will also feature vendor booths with traditional food, arts and crafts and local Indigenous history

Just over a week away is Canada Day in Jasper. Join Parks Canada in celebrating Canada’s 151st birthday. Wave your maple leaf along the streets of Jasper! Celebrations kick off with a pancake breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and continue through the day and night with a flag raising ceremony, giant birthday cake, parade, barbeque, beer gardens and stage entertainment capped off by a storm of fireworks against the backdrop of mountain peaks that surround the town.

Look, listen, and learn
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