Postsecondary institutions host events, programming to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Several more postsecondary institutions across Canada have shared public events and programs that they will be holding in observation of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. McGill University is holding a series of events, including a Pow Wow and an outdoor ceremony, as part of its Indigenous Awareness Weeks leading up to September 30th. Ontario Tech University announced events and workshops such as an exhibit at the campus library, button making, a strawberry ceremony, an Indian Act presentation, and the Project of the Heart workshop. OCAD University encouraged its community members to get involved in programming such as an Every Child Matters fundraiser, a film screening of Muffins for Granny, and a round dance and poetry performance. Kenjgewin Teg will be holding a discussion with knowledge holder Josh Eshkawkogan, as well as hosting songs, lunch, and Anishinabek games. The University of Calgary will be hosting a film screening and an afternoon panel. Okanagan College has invited its community to a variety of events, including a Jingle Dance, a Youth Exhibition Powwow, and a lowering of the flags ceremony. McGill| Ontario Tech| OCAD U| Kenjgewin Teg| UCalgary| Okanagan Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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