A day to “provide an opportunity for everyone in Canada to recognize, learn about, and celebrate the importance of Indigenous traditions and expressions of culture.” (Senator Mary Jane McCallum)

Young student Isabella Kulak was shamed for proudly wearing a ribbon skirt during a formal school event in Saskatchewan in 2021. Senator Mary Jane McCallum subsequently put forward a bill to recognize National Ribbon Skirt Day, and January 4, 2023 marked the first one.

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