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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Survivor Stories & Panel Discussion

Survivor Stories & Panel Discussion

In honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, WAG-Qaumajuq in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, will be hosting a day of survivor stories and a panel discussion.

Hear from residential school survivor, Betty Ross as she recounts her experience and watch videos.

Panelists include Dr. Sean Carleton, Elder Betty Ross (residential school Survivor), and Marlene Gallagher (residential school and sixties scoop Survivor).

Open to the public. Refreshments available.

General admission fees will be donated to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, reflective of our ongoing efforts to respond to the TRC Calls to Action.

Self-identifying Indigenous peoples are always welcome, free of charge.

Schedule

  • 11:40am – Welcome & Prayer
  • 12:00pm – Truth & Reconciliation Screening
  • 12:45pm – Live Zoom Webinar Panel Webinar ID: 846 2267 7857 Passcode: kF4B3G
  • 1:25pm – Live Q&A Session
  • 1:40pm – Live Betty Ross Session
  • 2:25pm-4:40pm – Truth & Reconciliation Screening

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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.