Annual Trout Lake National Aboriginal Day Celebrations

2013 NAD Poster-FINALPlease join us for our Annual National Aboriginal Day Celebration on Coast Salish Territories at Trout Lake. It’s a community-based full day of events that celebrates the diversity of Aboriginal people from across Canada. First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples gather to share their experiences, stories, songs, traditional games, dances & spirit with each other & the general community.

All events are free, all Aboriginal community members & supporters are welcome. This is a family-friendly event, no alcohol or drugs are permitted.  Make sure you bring your camera’s & video-recorders!

Friendship Center EVENTS:

Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society (VAFCS) 1607 East Hastings St. Vancouver

  1. Pancake Breakfast begins at 9:00AM
  2. Friendship Walk from the Friendship Centre to Trout Lake begins at 11:00AM
  3. Walk starts at VACFS then to Commercial Drive (see google map for detailed route)

Trout Lake EVENTS:

  1. Stage with entertainment – TBA
  2. Teepee Village with activities for children and pow wow dancing with drum group
  3. Arts & Crafts Fair
  4. Resource Fair
  5. Community 5km Run and Walk

Potential Volunteers can contact volunteer@vafcs.org

More info will be added weekly as the NADOC team meets to coordinate this exciting, and inspiring event for our community!