The Sacred Assembly, a national conference of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, called for a national holiday to celebrate the contributions of Aboriginal peoples.

Canada’s governor general proclaimed the first National Aboriginal Day in 1996.

For example, in 1982 the National Indian Brotherhood (now the Assembly of First Nations) called for June 21 to be National Aboriginal Solidarity Day.

National Aboriginal Day events are held in every region across Canada.

Activities and events include (but are not limited to): National Aboriginal Day in Canada gives people of all walks of life the opportunity to celebrate and share knowledge about the Aboriginal peoples’ values, customs, languages, and culture.

Moreover, wishes to thank Indian and Northern Affairs Canada for the background information regarding National Aboriginal Day.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada: National Aboriginal Day National Aboriginal Day celebrates Canada’s Indigenous culture and the achievements made by the country’s Aboriginal peoples.

As has always been the case, individuals applying for registration as a Status Indian under the is referred to as a Registered Indian (commonly referred to as a Status Indian).

Status Indians are entitled to a wide range of programs and services offered by federal agencies and provincial governments.National Aboriginal Day provides an opportunity to acknowledge the unique achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in fields as diverse as agriculture, the environment, business and the arts.Note: Any mention of summer in this article refers to summer in the northern hemisphere.Legislation varies across the ten provinces and three territories and so do the services available to Canadians in general and to Aboriginal people in particular.What you are eligible for depends largely on where you live.The Government of Canada respects and welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s Daniels Decision, rendered April 14th, 2016, and the clarity it brings.