Thompson Rivers University

TRU Orange Shirt Day Event

The Office of Indigenous Education invites all students, staff, faculty to join us on Thursday, September 29 in front of the Campus Activity Centre (CAC)
The TRU Orange Shirt Day event recognizes and honours the hundreds of Indigenous children that attended Residential Schools in Canada.

There will be drumming, community speakers, local Indigenous vendors and a Reconciliation activity throughout the day.

Event Schedule:

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Staff, Students and Volunteers meet at Cplul’kw’ten-House 5

11 a.m. Welcome to the Event
TteS Elder Opening Prayer
Hand Drumming & Songs
Welcome to TteS Territory – TteS Chief & Council
TRU Chancellor Nathan Matthew
President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Brett Fairbairn
Provost and Vice President Academic Dr. Gillian Balfour

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Residential School Guest Speaker(s)

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Drumming and Songs

12:45 p.m. – 1 p.m. Closing Prayer