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Indigenous History Month Proclamation
Indigenous History Month Proclamation
- June 05, 2024

At the Council Meeting of June 4, 2024 the following proclamation was made:

WHEREAS, in 2009, June was declared National Indigenous History month by the passing of a unanimous motion of the House of Commons; and,

WHEREAS, in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples’ national organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day; therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Corporation of the Municipality of Powassan does hereby proclaim June 2024 as “National Indigenous History Month” and June 21, 2024, as “National Indigenous Peoples Day” in the Municipality of Powassan and urge all residents to take this opportunity to learn more about the history of the Indigenous peoples in Canada, and to celebrate and recognize the contributions of the Indigenous peoples to our communities and Country.

The Municipality of Powassan
250 Clark Street PO Box 250 Powassan, ON P0H 1Z0 | Phone: 705-724-2813 | Fax: 705-724-5533 |

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