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National Indigenous Peoples Day to be marked Friday across Manitoba

A bannock bake was part of the celebrations in Winnipeg on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Randall Paull / Global News

National Indigenous Peoples Day is being marked June 21 with numerous celebrations across the country.

The day aims to celebrate the culture and diversity of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples.

Celebrations will be held throughout Manitoba.

READ MORE: Winnipeg celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

A bigger celebration will be held in Winnipeg at The Forks from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., and celebrations will continue throughout the weekend.

A full list can be found here.

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Celebrations and controversy mark National Indigenous Peoples Day – Jun 21, 2018
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