National Indigenous Peoples' Day

Special Programming for National Indigenous Peoples' Day on CJSF

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples' Day. CJSF celebrates the indigenous peoples of Canada from Lhuḵw’lhuḵw’áyten, “‘where the bark gets pe[e]led’ in spring” which is the Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish) place name for the area at the base of Burnaby Mountain, home of Simon Fraser University. Today, this name is often used to refer to all of Burnaby Mountain. 

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  • Posted on: 21 June 2017
  • By: cjsfpa