8 AM – 11 AM Pancake Breakfast

Onanole Recreation Centre

10 AM – 2 PM Face Painting by Friends of RMNP 

146 Ta-Wa-Pit Drive

10:30 AM Citizenship Ceremony

Help welcome new Canadians

12 PM – 3 PM Anishinaabemowin Activities & Cultural Demo

Visitor Centre Theatre

Gi-moojigitomin anishinaabemo (We are having fun speaking Ojibwe)

Come and enjoy learning the basics of Anishinaabemowin (the Ojibwe language) With Laura and Julia Brandon, through a cultural display, bingo, and other fun games!

Laura Brandon, Shiipaagiizhigook, is an Anishinaabe-ikwe artist and educator who is a treaty member of Waywayseecappo First Nation in Treaty Four territory. Julia Brandon, Nitaabimoset, is also an Anishinaabe-ikwe artist, and language advocate who is also from Waywayseecappo First Nation. Both mother and daughter are very active in sharing their language, culture, and personal stories of resilience to bring awareness to the beauty, strength, and kindness of the Anishinaabe people, who are one of the traditional inhabitants of this territory.

1 PM – 4 PM Airbrush tattoos

North-west corner of the Admin Building with Parks Canada Staff

1 PM – 4 PM Fun under the Discovery Dome

Join Parks Canada interpreters for some nature-related, hands-on activities. Bears, bison and birds!

1 PM – 2 PM Free hot dogs

Sportsman’s Park – Onanole

Dusk – Fireworks in Onanole

Main Stage Events

10:30 AM Citizenship Ceremony

Help welcome new Canadians

12:30 PM Free Giant Birthday Cake

Provided by Elkhorn Resort & Conference Centre

1:00 PM Indigenous Voices from Our Homeland

Multi-award winning and JUNO nominee Country/Americana songstress Songwriters’ Circle hosted by Tracy Bone highlighting emerging musicians from Treaty 2 Territory

2:00 PM Leonard Sumner

Live performance Anishinaabe MC/Singer/Songwriter and JUNO nominee covering multiple musical genres

3:00 PM iskwē

A Juno Award nominee for Indigenous Album of the Year (2018) and WCMA award winner for Electronic/Dance Artist of the Year (2017) brings a mesmerizing live experience that is intense, powerful, emotional, intimate and yet vast. A personal sense of community and ancestral curiosity has enabled the artist of Cree and Métis decent to enlighten, inspire, unsettle and entertain audiences around the world through her music. Watch for iskwë’s new single “Breaking Down” on July 26