About APTN Indigenous Day Live 2022

Welcome the summer solstice and National Indigenous Peoples Day with APTN Indigenous Day Live 2022 (IDL). For the first time since 2019, this year’s event marks the return to an in-person celebration at The Forks in Winnipeg, Man., on Saturday, June 18. 

Through cultural and musical performances, IDL brings Canadians together in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ unparalleled artistic achievements. The event showcases Indigenous artists and features multidisciplinary collaborations in English, French and a variety of Indigenous languages. 

New this year, IDL 2022 is being reimagined from a traditionally-hosted concert to a cultural and artistic presentation shining a light on this year’s theme, “Celebrating Our Lands.”  

Event Details: 

Pre-show celebrations at The Forks in Winnipeg, Man., will begin at 6 p.m. CT. Catch artisans, food vendors, a Métis fiddle competition and more! IDL 2022 will kick off on the main stage at 9 p.m. CT.  

Broadcast Details:  

The event will broadcast live across all APTN channels, AMI-tv and participating community radio stations across the country on June 18, 2022, from 10 p.m. – 12 a.m. ET.  

Radio partners broadcasting live on June 18, 2022:

  • MBC Radio CJLR FM – Saskatchewan
  • NCI FM – Winnipeg

Radio partners broadcasting on June 21, 2022:

  • ELMNT FM Radio – Ottawa 95.7
  • ELMNT FM Radio – Toronto 106.5
  • Windspeaker Radio CJWE FM – Calgary 88.1
  • Windspeaker Radio CFWE FM – Edmonton

Visit the IDL website for more information!  

APTN linear premiere date: 

June 18, 2022 (English) 

APTN lumi premiere date: 

June 21, 2022 (English) 


IDL 2022 Teaser V1 (ENG)

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IDL 2022 Teaser V2 (ENG)

IDL 2022 Teaser V3 (ENG)