Students participate in Orange Shirt Day
Last updated 11/24/2018 at 5:01pm
PORT ALBERNI, B.C.-Students across Canada took time in late September to learn about residential schools. In Port Alberni, B.C., on September 28, NEW (Nuu-chah-nulth Education Worker) Richard Samuel, organized activities for the third year to raise students' and staff awareness of the legacy of Canada's Indian residential schools. Each year he holds class discussions and students create a banner that is displayed in Port Alberni.
An article in Ha-Shilth-Sa, Canada's oldest First Nations' newspaper, teacher Seana Wright says she has been teaching First Nations history in her social studies...