The Aboriginal Arts and Culture Day returns to Abbotsford on Sunday, June 10 at Trethewey House in Abbotsford. The event provides an opportunity for people to learn about Aboriginal arts, culture, history and traditions. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Aboriginal Arts and Culture Day takes place in Abbotsford

Event on Sunday, June 10 at Trethewey House Heritage Site

The third annual Aboriginal Arts and Culture Day takes place Sunday, June 10 at Trethewey House Heritage Site (2313 Ware St.) in Abbotsford.

The free family event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is an opportunity for the public to come and learn about Aboriginal arts, culture, history and traditions.

Attendees will have the opportunity to watch Aboriginal artists create their work on site and purchase directly from the artist.

Centre stage will feature traditional Sto:lo storytellers, powwow dancers and Metis jiggers, with an opportunity to come up and learn the dances.

The Sto:lo bannock food truck will also be on hand.

The event is being held in recognition of National Indigenous History Month and is hosted by Heritage Abbotsford Society.

Visit the Facebook page (facebook.com/aacdevents) for more information, including the featured storytellers, performers, artists and organizations.

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