National Indigenous History Month 2021

COVID-19: Update on commemorations

Due to the seriousness of the COVID-19 crisis, the Government of Canada invites Canadians to commemorate this year's National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day from home. Keep yourself, your family and your community safe by following instructions from health officials and other trusted, reliable sources.

Indigenous History-Makers

Learn about inspiring Indigenous peoples who have helped shape Canadian history.

National Indigenous Peoples Day

On June 21, commemorate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis!

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Learn more about National Indigenous History Month

Learn more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people through these interactive resources.

Promotional materials

Free promotional and educational materials for children and adults.

About National Indigenous History Month

Learn about National Indigenous History Month.

Indigenous history

Learn about the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada, Indigenous contributions to the War of 1812, reconciliation and more.

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Find out about Canada's commitment to implement this declaration.

Delivering on Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

Learn how the Government of Canada is responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action.

Project Naming

Help identify First Nation, Inuit and Métis and Inuit individuals, enrich Canada's historical records and connect community members with their past.

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