Truro News

■ Cultural celebratio­n


Indigenous Peoples Day was held on Thursday and many activities and ceremonies marked the event. LEFT: The Mi’kmaq flag was raised at the Truro police station. From left, Truro Police Chief Dave Macneil, Millbrook First Nation Chief Bob Gloade and Truro Police Inspector Rob Hearn. RIGHT: Dancing and drumming alike were part of the festivitie­s during celebratio­ns on Friday on Truro Heights Road. The event was held a day after the official Indigenous Peoples Day because of other activities scheduled on June 21. The three dancers, from left, are Summer Sylliboy of Millbrook First Nation, Jaici Syliboy of Sipekne’katik First Nation in Indian Brook and Shayla Gloade of Millbrook. Back, from left, Native Council of Nova Scotia Chief Lorraine Augustine and The Megweges (The Red Ones) Drummers, sisters Carolyn and Neenie Landry of Kentville.

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