Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
A free educational program — now for grades 1 – 12
September 26-30, 2022
TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION WEEK 2022 is a national program open to all schools across Canada. This year, our theme is “Remembering the Children”. Join us as we memorialize the children lost to the residential school system and honour Survivors and their families. Learning and commemorating the truth of our history from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit knowledge keepers is an important part of the path to Reconciliation.
This year includes an expanded program with age-appropriate material for students in grades 1 through 12.
Days 1 to 3 feature pre-recorded videos and a live Q & A session. On September 30, students will be able to view a live televised broadcast for Orange Shirt Day from their homes.
All sessions will be held virtually on Hubilo. Registration is required to stream live and pre-recorded sessions and to participate in the Q & A segment.
Day 4 features an in-person gathering which will stream live for all those who are unable to attend.
Education is what got us into this mess, and education will get us out.
— Hon. Murray Sinclair
In 2021, 17,000+ educators helped us bring Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to over a million students during the first-ever Truth and Reconciliation Week. The program helped attendees learn about First Nations treaties, Métis and Inuit land claims, and the residential school system— and is available online for all.
NCTR’s spirit name – bezhig miigwan, meaning “one feather”.
Bezhig miigwan calls upon us to see each Survivor coming to the NCTR as a single eagle feather and to show those Survivors the same respect and attention an eagle feather deserves. It also teaches we are all in this together — we are all one, connected, and it is vital to work together to achieve reconciliation.