NewsNational Indigenous Day To Be Celebrated In The Centre Of Town SHARE ON: Nick Birnie, contributor, Tuesday, Jun. 19th, 2018 National Indigenous Peoples Day PhotoThursday will see a celebration like none other before it in Kapuskasing.According to Kapuskasing Indian Friendship Centre Worker Marcia Chum, for the first time, the centre will celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in a new setting, the Circle.Chum says the day is to celebrate and open the culture up to others. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Chum-Circle-3.wavShe says it is to also celebrate how far the culture has come over the years, as well as recognize indigenous culture’s strength and unity. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Chum-Circle-4.wavChum says the circle will be shut-off to traffic, but businesses will still be running. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Chum-Circle-1.wavShe says putting the event right in the middle of the community is in hopes of getting more involvement. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Chum-Circle-2.wavChum also says there will be lots of activities throughout the day. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Chum-Circle-5.wavKapuskasing Town Council agreed at a previous meeting in late May to allow the Centre to use Circle Street and close it off to traffic from 8:30am to 9:00pm with volunteers posted at each intersection leading to assist with traffic and parking.The celebration kicks off at 1:00pm in the Circle in Kapuskasing this Thursday.