Events tagged with National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 (all day) to Thursday, September 30, 2021 (all day)

In partnership with the Indigenous Initiatives Office, W Store is pleased to support the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 (formerly Orange Shirt Day). The UWaterloo community can show their support by purchasing an Indigenous-designed and -sourced Every Child Matters t-shirt.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Join us and hundreds of Canadians of all ages to learn more about the Mohawk Institute Residential School through The Woodland Cultural Centre. Since we cannot be there in person, the Cultural Centre has generously created a virtual opportunity to connect, learn and engage. 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Maawanji-idiwag (They come together): Institutional Approaches to Decolonizing Curricula is a virtual discussion hosted by the President's Anti-racism Task Force, where a panel of academics and practitioners experienced in theoretical decolonization and who have taken concrete steps and actions to decolonize curricula in their respective institutions will discuss opportunities and challenges for institutional approaches and practices to decolonize curricula.

Thursday, September 23, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The goal of the Truth & Reconciliation presentation is about raising awareness of the tragic history of the residential school system. It examines the history and policies that lead to the creation of the Residential Schools, their legacies, how they have impacted Indigenous people, and why truth and reconciliation is important. 

Friday, September 24, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Indigenous Initiatives Office is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) people in Ontario and Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

In honour of The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, join the Indigenous Initiatives Office and the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) for a special keynote presentation with Dr. Kathy Absolon on Truth & Reconciliation, Indian Residential Schools.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

On September 30th, 2021 - Healing of The Seven Generations is hosting a community walk to spread awareness of and reflect on the tragedies experienced by Indigenous peoples across Turtle Island as a result of the country’s former residential school system.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

An event from the Decolonizing UW Health Collaborative Speaker Series.

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