Media Invitation - June 21 - National Aboriginal Day - Invitation to the
Civic Ceremony and Solstice des Nations Event

MONTREAL, June 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to the civic ceremony celebrating National Aboriginal Day and the Solstice des Nations event to be held at 10 a.m. on June 21, at the Botanical Garden, one of Montréal's four Nature Museums. A drumbeat procession led by the Keepers of the Eastern Door, leaving from the Botanical Garden entrance, will take visitors to the First Nations Garden, where the event will be held.

    To be attended by:

    First Nations leaders

    Charles-Mathieu Brunelle
    Executive Director of Montréal's Nature Museums

    Gilles Vincent
    Director of the Montréal Botanical Garden

    DATE      Monday, June 21, 2010

    TIME      10 a.m.     Start of the drumbeat procession
                          (cancelled if it rains)
                          Botanical Garden entrance
                          4101, rue Sherbrooke Est (P1)

              10:30 a.m.  Chanting and fire ceremony in the Garden
                          First Nations Garden
                          4581, rue Sherbrooke Est (P2)

              11 a.m.     Unveiling of the 2010 temporary mural
                          First Nations Garden 4581, rue Sherbrooke Est (P2)

Visual available on request.

SOURCE Ville de Montréal - Biodôme de Montréal

For further information: For further information: Karine Jalbert, Communications, Co-ordinator Montréal's Nature Museums, 514 872-1453, E-mail:, Henry Welsh, IXION Communications, 514 492-8176,

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