Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day - Sept 29 2017

Orange Shirt Day brings awareness to Aboriginal youth and residential school survivors and is celebrated each year on Sept. 30.

TRU is recognizing it on Friday as Sept. 30 is a Saturday and most students, staff and faculty will not be on campus.

Learn more about the background of Orange Shirt Day.

TRU’s photos from 2016


11 a.m — Meet at Cplul’kw’ten for pizza and walk to the blue outdoor basketball courts

11:30 a.m. — opening prayer

11:40 a.m. — introduction and welcome from TRU President and Vice-Chancellor, Alan Shaver, and TRU Executive Director of Aboriginal Education, Paul Michel

11:55 a.m. — honour song

12:05 p.m. — guest speaker

12:15 p.m. — prayer song and closing remarks

12:30 p.m. — round dance followed by group photo of those wearing orange shirts