Indigenous Day Live 2019

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Jump-start your summer at APTN Indigenous Day Live 2019!

This free annual event is the nation’s largest celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day and celebrates the many Indigenous cultures across Canada.

This year, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Randy Bachman join forces to deliver a truly memorable concert experience. Join the gathering for a full day of family-friendly activities, local food vendors and artisans, live entertainment and a free concert.

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Time Event Location
Sunrise Ceremony and Sacred Fire Oodena Circle – The Forks
11 a.m.
– 6 p.m.
Daytime Activities. Free and fun outdoor activities for the whole family! Traditional storytelling and games, Indigenous Day Live powwow, skateboard competition, artisans and food vendors, Best Bannock contest, APTN KIDS zone and much more! Grounds – The Forks
10 a.m.
– 6 p.m.
IDL Powwow. In partnership with Manito Ahbee. Grounds – The Forks
12 p.m.
– 5 p.m.
Skateboard demonstration and competition. In partnership with Sk8 Skates The Plaza Skate Park – The Forks
1 p.m.
– 6 p.m.
Cultural Stage Grounds – The Forks
2:45 p.m.
– 3:15 p.m.
Mascot Challenge Grounds – The Forks
5 p.m.
– 6 p.m.
Fiddle Contest Grounds – The Forks
6 p.m. Winnipeg’s Best Bannock Contest Grounds – The Forks
5:45 p.m.
– 6:30 p.m.
Pre-Show Entertainment Main Stage – The Forks
7 p.m.
– 10:30 p.m.
Indigenous Day Live Concert Main Stage – The Forks

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