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Ktunaxa Nation flag to be raised in Cranbrook

The Ktunaxa Nation flag will soon be flying near Cranbrook’s iconic arch with a flag-raising ceremony on National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Once lifted on June 21st, the flag will be a permanent fixture on its pole.

The outdoor gathering will have a limit of 50 people, and Cranbrook officials invite the public to watch through its live stream. The public is asked not to attend in person.

In-person attendance will be limited to dignitaries, speakers, performers, guests, and staff with the Ktunaxa Nation and the City of Cranbrook.

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To facilitate the event, 9th Avenue will be closed between Highway 3 and Baker Street from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday. There will also be a temporary speed reduction to 30 km/h along the Strip during that time.

Drivers are asked to obey all posted signs and traffic personnel on-site.

Map of the area set for
the Ktunaxa Nation flag-raising ceremony on Indigenous Peoples day. (Supplied by the City of Cranbrook)
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