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Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with the Calgary Public Library

The Calgary Public Library hosts a variety of free, virtual Indigenous programs and events throughout June to celebrate National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21). CBC Calgary is proud to support these events as part of our ongoing partnership with the Calgary Public Library.

Program highlights are:

• Virtual Indigenous Family Storytimes Wednesdays at 10:30 am (June 2nd, 9th, 16th and every.)
Day of the week from June 21st to 26th)

• Virtual screening and discussion of the short film The Road with the indigenous girls of
Stardale Women’s Group and directed by filmmaker Vanessa Wenzel. June 15 at 6:30 p.m. | Moderated by Angela Knight from Calgary Eyeopener

• An Instagram live interview with Livia Manywounds on June 21st at 12:00 for discussion
National Day of Indigenous Peoples and the Indigenous Placemaking Initiative

• Watch an indigenous cooking demonstration on how to deep-fry bread on a live stream with Russ Baker in June
17 at 4:30 p.m.

• Parents and carers are invited to a virtual event in the classroom at the kitchen table on June 22nd
Partnered with the Edmonton Public Library to discover books and resources for children who
Celebrate Alberta’s rich indigenous cultures and history

• Enjoy a senior storytime for all ages with Anthony Starlight, the stories about the
Symbolism and structure of tea pie lodges. Starts on June 25th at 11:00 AM

• See a live Facebook reveal of the new indigenous site at 1:00 pm on June 26th
Installations in the Crowfoot, Seton, Saddletowne and Shawnessy libraries with artists:
Rudy Black Plume, Iitsikiitsapoyii; Hali Heavy Shield, Nato’yi’kina’soyi; Sarah Houle;
Morrigan Caldwell; Tace Ens-Buchacher; Kierra First Charger; KayleeAnne Leibham; and
Haley Lange. | Moderated by Judy Aldous from Alberta at noon

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