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Public Service Announcement
Release Date: September 24, 2018

On September 28 many Camosun students, employees and community supporters will wear orange shirts to show their commitment to the principle that every child matters and to show support for those who attended residential schools and their families.

In the spirit of reconciliation, Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen - the Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections at Camosun, invites the college community to join together on Friday, September 28 for Orange Shirt Day activities at both campuses:

Interurban campus activities (10-10:45am)

10am Meet at Child Care Services (Building #10) for a walk to the Totem Pole
10:15am Brief Ceremony at the Campus Centre Totem Pole/Court Yard
Join us at the Totem Pole for a circle with the children singing, words from local Elder.
Refreshments to follow.

Lansdowne campus activities (1-2:30pm) - Na’tsa’maht

Note The Lansdowne Ceremony will be live streamed at Interurban in the Campus Centre just outside the Bookstore starting at 1:00pm.

1pm Welcome, Prayer & Children Singing
1:15pm Keynote Address and Greetings


Sandee Mitchell
Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen: Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections
Camosun College

About Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day (September 30) made its debut in Williams Lake and in just a few years has spread across Canada, the US and Europe. September 30 represents the time of year children were taken from their homes, and it sets the stage for anti-racism and anti-bullying policies for the coming school year. It is the opportunity for communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come.

Last updated: September 24, 2018 1:02 pm

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