PSA: Campfire Chats: Celebrate National Aboriginal Day on St. Patricks Island

CALGARY, AB–(Marketwired – June 15, 2016) – Please join us June 21, 2016 as the University of Calgary and the Calgary Stampede present Campfire Chats in recognition of National Aboriginal Day. Hear Elder Reg Crowshoe share the story of our region’s indigenous heritage, and why the Blackfoot call Calgary MOH-KINS-TSIS. Enjoy a performance by Vanessa Stiffarm, 2016 Stampede Indian Princess, and sample fresh bannock. Pull up a blanket and mark the longest day of the year with a journey into Calgary’s storied past.

Campfire Chats is a new partnership between the University of Calgary and the Calgary Stampede. The Calgary Stampede is instrumental in educating visitors about the culture of the Plains First Nations people.

Special thanks to Calgary Municipal Land Corporation which developed St. Patrick’s Island to nurture the bond between people and nature.