Journée nationale des autochtones is the French edition of National Aboriginal Day, part of Weigl Educational Publishers series, Canadian Celebrations. This 24-page book is designed to introduce primary level students to this national day of celebration. Focused on acknowledging First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada this celebration is held each June 21. This day marks the summer solstice. First Nations through their political organization, the National Indian Brotherhood recommended all Canadians acknowledge Aboriginal Peoples and their contributions in 1982. It wasn't until 1996 that the Canadian government recognized June 21st as National Aboriginal Day. The book is well illustrated with colour photographs of contemporary Aboriginal Peoples. The font is large sized making this title accessible for primary students.