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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

What:
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.

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

When:
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time:
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

Where:
Bradley Museum, by the lake at Watersedge Park
1620 Orr Rd.
Mississauga, ON
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Cost:
Free

For more information about the Sunrise Ceremony, visit culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/gathering.

Special thanks to our collaborator Peel Aboriginal Network.

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Media Contact:
Catherine Nguyen-Pham
Communications Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5334
catherine.nguyen-pham@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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