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Loyalist College Hosts Festival of Native Arts

October 12, 2007

Saturday, November 3, 2007 – The Aboriginal Resource Centre at Loyalist College is pleased to host the 12th annual Festival of Native Arts on Saturday, November 3rd in the College’s Kente Building cafeteria. The festival opening ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m.

The festival provides an opportunity to experience the richness of Aboriginal culture. This is a non-profit event and there is no admission charge. Guests attending this year’s festival will enjoy a wide range of performances including the Quinte Mohawk Dancers, Tyendinaga Women Singers and Alderville First Nations Youth Drum.

“Our lives are enriched by our traditions, beliefs and customs,” said Paul Latchford, Coordinator of Aboriginal Services at Loyalist. “The festival allows us to share our heritage with the community. Hopefully, individuals gain a clearer sense of our source of pride.”

Closing ceremonies will be held at 4:00 p.m. For more details regarding the day’s events, please contact the Aboriginal Resource Centre at Loyalist College, (613) 969-1913, ext. 2250 or e-mail

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Media Contact: Marilyn Warren, Communications, Loyalist College (613) 969-1913, ext. 2332, e-mail:, or Kelly Stanhope, Aboriginal Resource Centre, Loyalist College, (613) 969-1913, ext. 2250.