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Students participate in Orange Shirt Day

 

Last updated 11/24/2018 at 5:01pm

Orange Shirt Day has spread to schools all across Canada, including Sweetgrass School near Battleford, Saskatchewan. (OrangeShirtDay.org)

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...



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