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News Release June 14, 2018

Celebrate Indigenous History Month at PAMA with Family Fun Activities and Exhibitions

BRAMPTON, ON (Thursday, June 14) – This June, celebrate Indigenous History Month. Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) invites you to visit our permanent exhibition, We Are Here, which captures the stories of Indigenous Peoples living in Peel. This month, we also feature our Family Fun Day (June 16) and PAMA’s National Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration (June 21) highlighting dances, songs and creative expression.

Family Fun Day, Saturday June 16
Celebrate Summer Solstice on June 16 with a line-up of activities, which are all included in the cost of PAMA admission ($12 for a family of 2 adults and up to 5 kids).

National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Thursday, June 21 (Free Admission Evening)

We Are Here Exhibition
We Are Here: The Story of Aboriginal People in Peel, a resident exhibition at PAMA, captures the stories of aboriginal people living in Peel. Aboriginal people have lived in Peel for generations and through personal stories, music and art, we can learn many important lessons from their culture. In this exhibition, Aboriginal people tell their own stories in their own words. Come into the lodge and listen.

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PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, and to converse, question and tell stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Throughout the year, PAMA offers a variety of workshops and programs for all ages: students, families, adults and seniors. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington St. E.in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 163,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts:

Erin Fernandes
Marketing Co-ordinator
PAMA
905-791-4055, ext. 7596

Haide Hall
Communications Co-ordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4152

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail