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National Indigenous Peoples Day in the RMWB

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day.

The McMurray Métis are hosting the first ever FNMI Festival on their grounds to celebrate First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.

The Fort McKay First Nation is putting on Treaty Days with events taking place all weekend long.

Performances include Country acts Tebey at 4 p.m. and  at the amphitheater in Fort Mckay.

Premier Jason Kenney Issued the following statement:

“Alberta’s government is committed to a path of reconciliation and shared prosperity, in the spirit of the treaties, with First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. We have a vision for a better future in which Indigenous Peoples have a clear path to economic success and prosperity. I wish all Indigenous Peoples a special day as they celebrate and share it with all of us.”