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Bow Valley College presents the Canada Day Indigenous Showcase and Powwow

The City of Calgary and Bow Valley College host the Canada Day Powwow for the fourth straight year

CALGARY - Bow Valley College and The City of Calgary proudly present the Canada Day Indigenous Showcase & Powwow at Prince's Island Park.

Join us for this wonderful opportunity to find out more about First Nations, Métis and Inuit traditions. The event features singers, dancers, drummers, an artisan market, food trucks, storytelling and children's activities.  

Children can learn Métis dance steps and try unique arts and crafts while everyone enjoys the traditional Powwow and cultural programs in Tipis and Metis Trapper Tents.  

It all begins on the Main Stage at 10 a.m. with a Blessing. The Grand Entry of the Powwow will begin at 12 p.m.  

Also attending will be Laura Jo Gunter, Bow Valley College's President and CEO; David Collyer Chair of the Board of Governors, and other members of the executive team. The event will continue with musical performances by the James Morrison Band, Cris Derkson Orchestra and nehivawak, on the Main Stage beginning at 5 p.m.  

The College is pleased to partner with The City of Calgary in celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary.  

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Editor's Notes                                                                                                                                                                         

Event:   Canada Day Indigenous Showcase & Powwow 
Date:     Saturday, July 1, 2017 
Time:    10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Where:  Prince's Island Park

About Bow Valley College Bow Valley College - Calgary and region's only Comprehensive Community College - with more than 15,000 full- and part-time students, is a leader in business and health career training, community studies, creative technologies, adult upgrading, and English Language Learning. 

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