FRIS, throughout the year, hosts and participates in different events. We have a monthly calendar to announce our Tuesday workshops
14th NATIONAL ABORIGINAL VETERANS DAY
COMMUNITY CELEBRATION - CEREMONY PROTOCOL
Thursday, November 8th 9:00 AM Carnegie Center Theatre/Gym
Honour March to Victory Square Cenotaph. Reception: Aboriginal Friendship Center gym 12:00-3:00 PM. Traditional Dress, Nation Flags, Community Banners, All DRUMS Welcome!
Sponsors: Carngie Center, CUPEm Aboriginal Friendship Center, Aboriginal Front Door, Vancouver Parks, Squamish Peace Keepers, Host Drum: Buffalo Spirit. ALL DRUMS WELCOME!
POPPY by ANDY EVERSON. For information; Coast Salish Veterans Volunteer: Kelly White 604-565-4927
Upcoming Calendar of Events
It was our honour to host and welcome you to the opening of the Fraser River All Nations Aboriginal Society work space on January 24, 2018. Our path forward takes us to a strength bases self-determination approach. Our hopes to redress the harms done under the systems of the Residential Schools, 60's Scoop and programs which broke the chain of families caring for their children. Entering a new era of commitment, we see the potential for partnerships which strive to promote a generation of families raising their own children.
Over the past years we created a foundation within the community to provide valued services.
National Aboriginal Day Celebrations
Canada’s National Aboriginal Day is June 21, to honour and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Indigenous peoples. There are three Indigenous groups in Canada – First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
GETI is a grass-roots volunteer-driven organization in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows area of Metro Vancouver. They work to find local solutions to global problems like peak oil, climate change, environmental degradation, and food security. They work for positive change for our communities and our environment.
Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of
FRIS lays a ceremonial wreath at the Maple Ridge Cenotaph and the Pitt Meadows Cenotaph on November 11 for all the First Nation, Inuit and Métis soldiers who bravely fought and died in all wars.