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EVENT RESOURCES

 

TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION WEEK SEPT 27-30 GRADE 5-12 EDUCATORS

TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION WEEK is a 5-day national event that will continue the conversations from Every Child Matters. Important conversations including the truths of the Indigenous treaties, First Nation, Métis and Inuit land claims, and the residential schools system. This online event will provide historical workshops, exclusive video content, and activities for students — all supported by artistic and cultural performances by First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists.

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ORANGESHIRTDAY.ORG

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School (1891-1981) Commemoration Project and Reunion events that took place in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in May 2013. This project was the vision of Esketemc (Alkali Lake) Chief Fred Robbins, who is a former student himself.  It brought together former students and their families from the Secwepemc, Tsilhqot’in, Southern Dakelh and St’at’imc  Nations along with the Cariboo Regional District, the Mayors and municipalities, School Districts and civic organizations in the Cariboo Region.

ORANGE SHIRT TEMPLATE

Here is a link to a PDF of a shirt that you can use to explore the meaning of Orange Shirt Day with your class.

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VIDEO LIBRARY

 
 

BOOKS LIST

 
 

LESSON & UNIT PLANS

 

FNESC INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS AND RECONCILITION - GRADE 5

FNESC INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS AND RECONCILITION - GRADE 10

FNESC INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS AND RECONCILITION - GRADE 11/12 PART 1

FNESC INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS AND RECONCILITION - GRADE 11/12 PART 2

PROJECT OF HEART TEACHER GUIDES AND LESSON PLANS GRADES K-2

PROJECT OF HEART TEACHERS GUIDES AND LESSON PLANS GRADES 3-6

PROJECT OF HEART TEACHERS GUIDES AND LESSON PLANS GRADES 7-8

PROJECT OF HEART TEACHER GUIDES AND LESSON PLANS GRADES 9-12

SD71 RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL INQUIRY WITH LESSONS, RESOURCES AND ASSESSMENT
GRADES 5-7

BCTF GLADYS WE NEVER KNEW: THE LIFE OF A CHILD IN BC INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL
GRADES 4-7, 8-9

SD44 UNIT PLAN: INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS
GRADE 5

MANITOBA TEACHERS' SOCIETY SECRET PATH LESSON PLANS
GRADE K-12

MANITOBA TEACHER'S SOCIETY ORANGE SHIRT DAY LESSON PLANS
GRADE K-12