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You still have time to enjoy Indigenous Peoples' Day festivities in Bell Park

Music and entertainment continues throughout the evening

The sounds of drums and song echoed around Bell Park as National Indigenous Peoples' Day celebrations kicked off Thursday afternoon.

Celebrations opened with the singing of O Canada in Ojibwa, followed by a pow wow and grand entry.

Dozens of people dressed in regalia took part in traditional dances as the Black Bull Moose Singers filled the air with rhythmic drum beats.

The day featured a full slate of food, music and traditional teachings that will keep Bell Park buzzing until 8 p.m.

Live music kicked off at 4:30 p.m. with folk/country musician Lisa Marie Naponse, followed by rising star Niibishens Trudeau.

Country musican Matt James took the stage to open up for Elijah and the Backburners.

Some local flavour will hit the stage at 5:30 p.m. with Jo Po & the Rize performing. R&B soul singer Jace Martin will take the stage at 7 p.m. for one hour before handing off the spotlight to the evening's headliner, Susan Aglukark.

Admission to the grounds at Bell Park are free and everyone is welcome to attend.


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