Events honouring Indigenous people and culture will take place across the country for National Aboriginal Day. Here are a few events in Saskatoon:

Walk for Reconciliation: Rock Your Roots
The walk, put on by the office of the treaty commissioner, will begin at 10 a.m., starting at Avenue D and Avenue C South. People will walk through Friendship Park, along the Meewasin Valley trail and end in Victoria Park. Police will control traffic at 19 Street East at the intersections of 1st Avenue South, 2nd Avenue South and 3rd Avenue South.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., with dancers, drummers and singers present. From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., there will be slam poetry at the E.A. Davies Building, before people are encouraged to join the reconciliation walk.

University of Saskatchewan
There will be bannock and coffee at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. People are encouraged to then join the reconciliation walk. There will also be talks from Elder Louise Halfe, University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff; Treaty Commissioner Harry Lafond and SUNTEP coordinator, Sheila Pocha.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Traditional games, art and dances will take place at the Wanuskewin Heritage Park. There will also be a 7 Sisters Garden Tour and bannock making at the Tipi Village. The events will begin at 8 a.m. and finish at 4 p.m.