Orange Shirt Day is Monday September 30, 2019
The annual Orange Shirt Day opens the door to conversations on all aspects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. On September 30, wear orange in support of bringing awareness to residential schools, their legacy, and survivors.
Join Indigenous Education & Student Services (IESS) for a group photo!
September 30, 2019, 2 pm
David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre
Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 12 – 1 pm | McIntyre Theatre
Guest Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux A talk about Truth and Reconciliation
In 2016, Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux was appointed as the first Indigenous Chair for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada and continues to develop pathways forward to reconciliation in Canada. She was inducted as an Honourary Witness by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and is a member of the Governing Circle for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba. Cynthia is a member of the Chippewa of Georgina Island First Nation in Ontario and has dedicated her life to building bridges of understanding between peoples.
For more information, visit Indigenous Education & Student Services (IESS) in Room A114.