Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022Posted by Team Support on
The second official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is Friday, September 30th 2022. A day to honour the First Nations, Métis and Inuit survivors of the Residential Schools, remember those who never returned, and reflect on our country’s and province’s history.
Keep reading for ways you can honour the day here in K'jipuktuk!
Wear An Orange Shirt
First established in 2013, Orange Shirt Day recognizes and raises awareness of the harm done by the residential school system to Indigenous families and children. The Orange Shirt was chosen as a reminder that Every Child Matters by Phyllis Webstad, whose brand new orange shirt was stripped from her on her first day of school when she was just 6 years old, a day she’s never forgotten. Read…
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