First Peoples' Days of Significance

Reconciliation Day (National) September 30 College closed
Orange Shirt Day (National) September 30 College closed
Tahltan Day October 18  
Inuit Day (National) November 7  
Indigenous Veterans Day (National)  November 8  
Ribbon Skirt Day (National) January 4
Hoobiyee (Nisga’a New Year) (Ho-byee-yeah) Waxing of the  crescent moon in February
February 24 & 25, 2023 (in Laxgalt'sap)
All Native Basketball Tournament (Prince Rupert) Second weekend of February
February 12 to 18, 2023
Louis Riel Day (National) Third Monday of February  
Moose Hide Campaign Day (National) May 11  
Pink Shirt Day (National)
Last Wednesday of February  
Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples Day (MMIWG2SLGBTQQIA+) (National) May 5  
Red Dress Day (National) May 5  
Jordan’s Principle: Bear Witness Day (National) May 10  
Nisga’a Day May 11  
Salmon Festival (Prince Rupert)
Indigenous Peoples Month (National) June  
Indigenous Peoples Day (National)
June 21
Nunavut Day July 9  
Gitxsan Cultural Days Third weekend of August
International Decade of Indigenous Languages  2022-2032   
*Reminder: some dates vary annually