National Indigenous Peoples Day – Wednesday, June 21, 2023!

Hello Everyone,

please see this guest post from the Tillsonburg and District Historical Society:

The Tillsonburg and District Historical Society is again Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day Wednesday, June 21st, 2023, at 4 pm at the Tillsonburg Soccer Club, Attawandaron Way, Quarter Townline Rd. 

This is the site of the largest known Attawandaron Peoples village which was settled in the 14th and 15th Century.

This National Day was established to celebrate the contributions of First Nations. Metis and Inuit people. More information can be found at About National  Indigenous Peoples Day (

The theme this year will be recognition of Indigenous Veterans and their ancestors and will include participation by Branch 153 Royal Canadian Legion and a presentation by Dr Jason Pankratz. Local Dignitaries’ have been invited.

 All are invited…bring your friends and family. A limited number of Pins commemorating the Indigenous Veterans of Canada will be presented to those attending.

For more information, please contact Dave Morris, President.

National Indigenous Day with Tillsonburg District Historical Society on Tuesday, June 21, 2022!

Hello Everyone,

Please see this guest post from the Tillsonburg and District Historical Society (TDHS).

The TDHS would like to invite you and your family and friends to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022, at 4 pm at the Tillsonburg Soccer Club. In honour of Attawandaron people who settled these lands in the 14th and 15th Century, the entrance to the Soccer Park will be named Attawandaron Way.

After the ceremony, there will be an opportunity to enjoy some traditional Indigenous foods.

The image above contains more information about this event.

Use this link for more information about National Indigenous Peoples Day.