National Day for Truth and Reconciliation/Orange Shirt Day

Your Presence is a Step Towards Reconciliation. All are welcome.
All events below are hosted in the Cestar Group Athletics & Fitness Complex

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Indigenous-owned Business Showcase

Shop, support and learn more about local Indigenous-owned businesses. Supporting Indigenous economy is an actionable act of reconciliation.

9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Orange Shirt Day - Truths & Reflection

Featuring Indigenous Student Panelists: Rina Okimawinew, Eagle Blackbird, Robyn Gray, Melissa Ellis, Zorion Nahdee & Moderator, Andrea Auger.
Special Remarks: Marie Short, Walpole Island First Nation Elder; Phyllis George, Indigenous Education Council Chair; Rob Kardas, Lambton College President & CEO.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Refreshments and Shopping

Enjoy light refreshments and take some time to shop from local Indigenous-owned businesses participating in the Business Showcase. Supporting Indigenous economy is an actionable act of reconciliation.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Film Screening & Discussion

Join Walpole Island filmmaker Derek Sands for a screening and group discussion of his award-winning short film All Sacred Things (2023), which focuses on a group of Indigenous college students and their journey of reconnecting to their culture, inevitably leading them to experience the once almost extinct Ojibway Spirit Horses.
Event Category: Community


Friday, September 29 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Lambton College