This Day is a provincial statutory holiday in northwest territories and Yukon. National Aboriginal Day is observed on 21 June and marks the summer solstice. Date of this day was chosen to reflect the spiritual importance of the summer solstice to all of the indigenous people of Canada. The special thing of this day has its roots in the same event, as the National Day of Quebec is celebrating on 24 June, St. John was a popular holiday due to its proximity to the summer solstice.
National Aboriginal Day
Facts Of National Aboriginal Day
- The Canada constitution recognizes first nations, Inuit and Metis people as Aboriginal peoples.
- In 2011 according to the national household survey, 4% of the people of Canada identify with an Aboriginal.
- In 2011 maximum aboriginal people lived in Ontario, Howere the largest share per population of Aboriginals lives in Nunavut.
Celebrate National Aboriginal Day
On the day watch or attend the Indspire Awards although the date of the award does not always coincide with Aboriginal Day. Children go outside on this day to see aboriginal dance, story, music, and fun games. Children enjoy this day most. All funny movement take place on this day. People can even attend North America’s largest and longest running Pow Wow in Wikwemikong.