First Peoples Days of Significance

 
DAYS TO REMEMBER DATE NOTE
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30 College closed
Orange T-Shirt Day (National) September 30 College closed
Tahltan Day October 18  
Inuit Day (National) November 7  
Commemorating Indigenous Veterans (National)  November 8  
National Ribbon Skirt Day  January 4
 
Hoobiyee (Nisǥa’a New Year) (Ho-byee-yeah) Waxing of the  crescent moon in February
 
All Native Basketball Tournament (Prince Rupert) Second weekend of February
 
Louis Riel Day (National) Third Monday of February  
Moose Hide Campaign Day (National) February 13  
Pink Shirt Day (National)
Last Wednesday of February  
National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples (MMIWG2SLGBTQQIA+) May 5  
Red Dress Day (National) May 5  
Jordan’s Principle: Bear Witness Day (National) May 10  
Nisǥa’a Day May 11  
Salmon Festival (Prince Rupert)
May TBA
Indigenous Peoples Month (National) June  
Indigenous Peoples Day (National)
June 21
Nunavut Day July 9  
Gitxsan Cultural Days Third weekend of August
International Decade of Indigenous Languages  2022-2032   
*Reminder: some dates vary annually