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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

Indigenous Cultural Awareness: A Social, Legal, and Political History


History & heritage Indigenous Performance Truth and Reconciliation
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Scugog Community Recreation Center

1655 Reach St

Durham, ON



Offered in English.


Chief Kelly LaRocca brings us 90 minutes of thought provoking information on the social, political, and legal history impacting Indigenous Peoples in Canada. This presentation is part of the township of Scugog's efforts to acknowledge, connect, and foster understanding of the original Peoples of our land. The timing of this event couldn't be better as the following day, September 30th, is National Truth and Reconciliation Day.

Doors open at 6:30 pm with the presentation scheduled to start at 7 pm.

Location: Scugog Community Recreation Centre (1655 Reach St., Port Perry)

Special musical performance by Gary LaRocca

*This is a free event, but you must book through EventBrite so that we have a seat ready for you! Link to book is provided on this page.



Scugog Arts

Scugog Arts is a creative hub: awakening, inspiring, and connecting you to all the arts. We are an arts space on Queen Street in Port Perry with Resident Artists, monthly exhibitions, and workshops for artists and visitors. Scugog Arts also organizes and hosts multi-arts cultural events, literary programs, festivals, and tours.

Scugog Arts connects the community with public art displays such as our Art You Can Sit On, a memorial to Bill Lishman, ceiling tiles for the hospital, and live theatre and music in the back lot.

Scugog Arts is funded by individual donors, Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, Vos’ Independent Grocery, Old Flame Brewery, Canadian Tire Port Perry, Central Counties Tourism, and the Canada Summer Jobs program of the Government of Canada. Fundraising efforts always focus on unique ways and various arts disciplines with engaging entertainment for supporters.