Aboriginal Awareness Week Kick-off Celebration at the Galt Monday, June 16

8:00 am Lethbridge Regional Police set up tipi in south garden

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Opening Ceremony and Community BBQ

  • Jingle dress dancers

  • Métis Red River Jig

  • Drumming

  • Art and interactive displays

  • Children's craft table by Volunteer Lethbridge

  • Rufus the Mime

  • Discovery Hall admission

  • Menu: burgers, chips, juice, fruit

A donation bin and table will be in place to collect food items and donations for the Blood Tribe Youth Ranch — the youth treatment facility on the Blood Reserve burnt down last weekend. Donations will be handed over to the Kainaiwa Children's Services Corporation.

A collaboration between Galt Museum & Archives, CMARD, Aboriginal Council of Lethbridge, and UNITAS, as well as UNITAS member organizations:

  • Ability Resource Centre

  • Aboriginal Council of Lethbridge

  • Canadian Red Cross

  • Community Inclusion - City of Lethbridge

  • Government of Alberta

  • Lethbridge College

  • Lethbridge Family Services – Immigrant Services

  • Lethbridge Regional Police

  • Métis Local 2003

  • Outreach Southern Alberta

  • R-Space

  • Southern Alberta Ethnic Association

  • S.A.I.P.A.

  • United Way of Lethbridge

  • University of Lethbridge

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