Celebrating Culture

Celebrating Culture

Nova Scotia is home to a diverse community of people representing more than 100 cultures and ethnicities from all over the globe. Halifax Public Libraries is shaped by our community, and we aim to reflect the amazing traditions, experiences, accomplishments, and arts that create our shared story in Halifax. This page features a collection of reading lists, community-created content, events, virtual celebrations, and more. Check back often for new content.

Colourful watercolour depiction of clouds, a sun, and The eagle to represent First Nations The narwhal to represent Inuit The violin to represent Métis

June is National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a time for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First NationsInuit, and Métis peoples.June 21 was chosen for National Aboriginal Day (now known as National Indigenous Peoples Day) for the summer solstice. Many Indigenous people have celebrated their culture and heritage on this day due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year.
We invite you to explore events and resources featured on this page to learn more about and reflect on Indigenous history and culture in Canada and Nova Scotia.
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