September 30th is recognized as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation also sometimes called Orange Shirt Day. It is a day to commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools and honor the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. The Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve, promote and strengthen Indigenous language, culture, art and history.
The goal of the Truth & Reconciliation presentation is about raising awareness of the tragic history of the residential school system. It examines the history and policies that lead to the creation of the residential schools, their legacies, and why truth and reconciliation is important. At the end of the presentation there will also be time for questions and answers.
Participants will be contacted 24 hours before the event with the Zoom link.