logo

Environmental, Municipal, Geotechnical Engineering and Safety Consultants

When you think engineering... think PINTER !

Blog

National Aboriginal Day

What is National Aboriginal Day?

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous Peoples.

Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs.

In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21, the summer solstice, for National Aboriginal Day. For generations, many Indigenous Peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year.

Recent Blog Articles
Oct 13, 17Opaskwayak Cree Nation - Environmental Protection and Law Regime
Novel First Nation Environmental Laws in Canada
Sep 27, 17Saskatchewan Links to Learning
Resources for Sustainable Development
Jul 27, 17Kanawayihetaytan Askiy Presentation - July 2017
27Jul17 Saskatoon, SK
Jul 10, 17Progress on Phase 2 of Infrastructure Funding
Canada launches negotiations with Provinces and Territories for long term infrastructure investments
Jun 26, 17Sakimay 2017 PowWow
PINTER had the honor to attend the 2017 Sakimay Powwow
PINTER, Your Personal Engineer