National Indigenous Peoples Day Along Scenic Route 7

Published On: June 21, 2023Categories: Events

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Today is a day to recognize and honour the history and culture of Indigenous Peoples throughout Canada. Scenic Route 7 is on the unceded, traditional, ancestral, and shared Indigenous territories of Kwikwetlem, Tsleil-Waututh, Qayqayt, Katzie, Kwantlen, Scowlitz, Matheqwí, Semá:th, Leq’á:mel, Sts’ailes, Seabird Island, Sq’ewá:lxw, Cheam, Xa’xtsa, Samahquam, Skatin, Chawathil, Cheam, Seabird Island, Shxw’ow’hamel, Xwoxwela:lhp, Peters, Popkum, Skawahlook, Spuzzum, Boston Bar, Boothroyd, and Similkameen Peoples.

In recognition and honour of the Indigenous Peoples of Scenic Route 7 and of Canada, we’re inviting you to attend National Indigenous Peoples Day events and/or follow the links below to learn more about the Indigenous Culture of the region via our recommended resources.



Attend the Indigenous Day event at the Mission Friendship Centre


Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at the Kent Community Recreation and Culture Centre


Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with Chawathil First Nation

Near Coquitlam

Three house posts to be blessed in Port Moody on National Indigenous People’s Day

Learn More About Indigenous History and Culture Along Scenic Route 7


Learn about Kwikwetlem First Nation Website

Maple Ridge

Learn about the Fraser River Indigenous Society

Katzie First Nation | Land of the Moss

Kwantlen First Nation (


Visit X̲áːytem National Historic Site


Our Indigenous Roots

Agassiz & Kent

Our Indigenous Roots


Learn about the Indigenous culture in HCC