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Events in Victoria for Truth & Reconciliation Day 2022

Posted: September 23, 2022

September 27th

Event: University Librarian's Lecture: Truth and Healing through Story-telling: Indigenous Podcasting 

When: 5-8 pm

Location: Ceremonial Hall, First Peoples House

Register here: https://libcal.uvic.ca/calendar/events/conniewalker

 

September 29th
UVIC Campus Orange Shirt Day Events

When: starting 9 am

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members are invited to attend campus Orange Shirt Day events on Sept. 29. The morning will start with the lighting of the Sacred Fire at 9 a.m., after which Survivors will share their reflections. Following a break for lunch from 12-1 p.m., there will be a dialogue on resurgence and witness reflections before closing remarks and a closing prayer at 3 p.m.

More info: https://www.uvic.ca/event/orange-shirt-day/index.php

 

September 30th
Event: Truth & Reconciliation Day Ride

When: 10 am

Location: start at Songhees Park for a family-safe ride

More info: https://gobybikebc.ca/greater-victoria/2022/09/12/truth-reconciliation-day-ride-september-30th/

 

Event: South Island Powwow

Where: Royal Athletic Park 1014 Caledonia Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada

When: starting 10 am

More info: https://www.songheesnation.ca/south-island-powwow

 

Event: Truth before Reconciliation - Screening: “Healing Nation” with creator and activist Symbia Barnaby

When: 4:30 pm

Location: Vic Theatre

Tickets/info: https://www.sniwwoc.ca/events

 

Truth and Reconciliation Reading List by ConnectR: https://www.beaconnectr.org/category/theme/read/

Thrive acknowledges that we live, work and play on the Traditional Territory of the Lək̓ʷəŋən speaking peoples. It recognizes the First Nations governments across this region — Lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees) and Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) Nations in the core area, the W̱SÁNEĆ Nations {W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), SȾÁUTW̱,(Tsawout) W̱SIKEM (Tseycum)} out on the Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands, to the west Sc'ianew (Beecher Bay), T’Sou-ke, and Pacheedaht, and MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat) and Pune’laxutth’ (Penelekut) Nations.

Statement of Reconciliation

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