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Bradley Museum hosts first Sunrise Ceremony

Sep 18, 2017

On Saturday, September 23, the City of Mississauga’s Bradley Museum will be hosting a traditional First Nations Sunrise Ceremony. Residents and visitors are welcome and encouraged to celebrate and experience this traditional Indigenous ceremony later this month.

Event Details & Photo Op

First Nations Sunrise Ceremony
As part of the morning event, members of Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) will guide visitors in a ceremony that includes traditional songs, a smudge and pipe ceremony and community feast. All are welcome to participate.

Ward 2 Councillor Karen Ras
Paul Mitcham, Commissioner, Community Services
Elder Shelley Clark
Elder Elaine Isaacs
Kris Noakes, President, Peel Aboriginal Network

Saturday, September 23, 2017

8:45 a.m. – Bradley Museum meet up and walk to lake at Watersedge Park
9 a.m. to noon – First Nations Sunrise Ceremony
Noon to 5 p.m. – Family-friendly activities to follow ceremony

Bradley Museum, by the lake at Watersedge Park
1620 Orr Rd.
Mississauga, ON


For more information about the Sunrise Ceremony, visit

Special thanks to our collaborator Peel Aboriginal Network.


Media Contact:
Catherine Nguyen-Pham
Communications Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5334
TTY: 905-896-5151