First Peoples Heritage Week

This year’s theme is “re-igniting the Ancestral Fires, Establishing Presence”

Monday 10th October – Amphitheate/ Arima Velodrome

Children Edu-Fund Tours (Craft, Song, Music, Dance and Language Workshops), Petting Zoo, Performance/ Descendence

Tuesday 11th October

First People’s Centre

9.00 A.M. – Reflection on First People’s Spirituality

2.00 P.M.  – Arima Town Hall: Leaders will meet to discuss the Implementation of the UN Declaration of the rights of Indigenous Peoples

Wednesday 12th October

10.00 A.M.  – Street Parade with School Children

Exhibition and sale of Craft items

Thursday 13th October

6.30 A.M. – Water Ritual at the Arima River

5:30 P.M –Lecture – Champions of the First Peoples at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation’s Auditorium

FRIDAY 14th October

6.30 A.M. Hyarima Ritual & Street Parade with School Children (Arima)

6.30 – 9.00 P.M. Day of Recognition – Hyarima Monument, Arima

First Peoples Community Awards

 

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