Upcoming Events

National Aboriginal Day June 21st, 2013

Come one, come all! June 21 is National Aboriginal Day and the Glooscap Heritage Centre would like to invite everybody from all directions to come participate at one of our signature events! 

Last year our  National Aboriginal Day event was a great success! We look forward to putting together another great showcase this year in 2013! Here are some photos from previous year's celebrations:

  Danny Stephens Men's Traditional                      A Tribe Called Mi'kmaq                    
            NAD 2010                                           NAD 2010

We are scheduled to have lots of entertainment which includes, guest speakers, music entertainment, dancing, singing and much more!

Featured Guests include:

Randy Wood

This year we will have our Museum open with free admission and an interpreter on hand starting at 10:30 a.m. Opening ceremonies start at 12:00 p.m. and will run until 4:30 p.m.

Opening of National Aboriginal Day

Museum open to the public,
Craft/food vendors open.

10:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies

-MC introduction
-Opening words
-Opening Prayer/Song

12:00 p.m.

Calling All Dancers!

12:30 p.m.

Hand Drum Competition

-1st round

1:00 p.m.

Men’s Dance Categories

Mr. J Magic Show (kids)
-Annex Building

 1:30 p.m.

1:30—2:30 p.m.

Women’s Dance Categories


Kojua Songs


Kid’s Candy Dance


2:40 p.m.

Hand Drum Competition
-2nd Round

3:10 p.m.

Randy Wood


Round Dance

Closing Ceremonies/Prize Winners



If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call th Glooscap Heritage Centre at (902) 843-3493 or (902) 843-3496.