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Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is a multi-disciplinary arts festival that brings together Indigenous artists, performers, educators, students, and community members to share knowledge and celebrate Canada’s diverse Indigenous cultures.

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) takes place during National Indigenous History Month and coincides with National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD)

June 21, 2022 marks the national 26th anniversary of celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples!

Also known as Summer Solstice, June 21st is the longest day of the year and throughout history and across continents a time for Indigenous cultural celebration.

Summer Solstice Festivals are produced by Indigenous Experiences on behalf of the National Indigenous Peoples Day Committee (NIPD) comprising national organizations representing Canada’s indigenous communities.

For over twenty years, NIPD/ Summer Solstice events in the National Capital Region have created opportunities for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the culture and contributions of Inuit, First Nations and Métis peoples.