RCMP Insp. Holly Glassford and other police members participated in a traditional round dance in Coronation Park on Sunday. The event, organized by the Red Deer Native Friendship Society, was part of National Indigenous People’s Day celebrations, recognizing the heritage and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. (Contributed photo).

PHOTO: Red Deer RCMP officers join with Indigenous community in a round dance

Sunday was National Indigenous People’s Day

Red Deer RCMP officers recently joined First Nations members for a traditional round dance in Coronation Park on Sunday.

The event was organized by the Red Deer Native Friendship Society as part of National Indigenous People’s Day celebrations.

The celebration recognized the heritage, cultures and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples.

“Red Deer RCMP is proud to work hand in hand with local Indigenous community members and elders, to drive positive change and make our city a leader in cultural acceptance and inclusiveness,” states a release from the detachment.

“We encourage all residents to learn, listen and seek to understand the significant role our Indigenous friends and neighbours played – and continue to play – in our city and country’s history.”


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