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.
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