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Toronto raises Indigenous flags outside City Hall as permanent installation - Windspeaker - AMMSA

24.6.17

Toronto raises Indigenous flags outside City Hall as permanent installation - Windspeaker - AMMSA: “Today, Toronto joins cities across Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day,” said Mayor John Tory. “As part of our recognition of the unique history, culture and significant contributions of Indigenous Peoples, we are proud to unfurl five permanent Indigenous flags here at Nathan Phillips Square.”

Steve Teekens, the executive director of NaMeRes and his Oshkaabewis (helper) led the sunrise ceremony, which was followed by the mayor reading the proclamation for National Aboriginal Day, presented to Andrea Chrisjohn, executive director of Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre.


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