Chilliwack schools urged to take part in Orange Shirt Day

Chilliwack schools urged to take part in Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day at school
The image on this year's shirt, Mother Eagle, was designed by local Sto:lo Artist Jared Deck. He is from the Tzeachten (Chi'iyaqtel) First Nation within the Sto:lo Territory. The shirts are being sold at Nations Creations at the Sto:lo Nation building

Government members are joining Phyllis Webstad at the B.C. Legislature Thursday to raise awareness about the residential school legacy and her Orange Shirt Day message that “every child matters.” Monica Lamb-Yorski; Thu Sep 21st, 2017 2:00pm; News.

BC politicians wear orange shirts to remember residential school experience

L-R: Anna Noganosh, Angus Noganosh and Samantha Copeland members of the Waawaatesi (Firefly) club, hang orange T-shirt posters around their school Thursday in preparation for today's Orange Shirt Day at Andrew Hunter Elementary School.

Politicians of all stripes wore orange shirts during a ceremony at the B.C. legislature to remember the thousands of Indigenous children who were forced to go to Canadian residential schools. Orange Shirt Day originates from the residential school …

Phyllis Webstad, 6, in the 1973-1974 school year when she attended St. Joseph Mission residential school in Williams Lake, B.C in this handout photo. Politicians in orange shirts attended Orange Shirt Day at the Legislature Thursday for the event in …

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