Orange Shirt Day events: Sept.26-30

(September 15, 2017) - Orange Shirt Day events

Members of the public are invited to mark Orange Shirt Day with a variety of events sponsored by the University of Victoria. Orange Shirt Day, on Sept. 30, has become an annual opportunity to honour the Indigenous peoples whose families and communities have been impacted by the residential school system, to continue the discussion about all aspects of residential schools and to support anti-racism and anti-bullying work.

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Tuesday, Sept. 26: Our Voices, Our Stories

What: Film screening of “Our Voices, Our Stories” with guest speaker Alex Nelson

When: Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Cinecenta, Student Union Building, UVic

Thursday, Sept. 28: Remembering the residential school experience 

What: Film screening of “Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle” with panel discussion

When: Thursday, Sept. 28 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Where: Cinecenta, Student Union Building, UVic

Decolonization of research in data collection and analysis

What: “Decolonizing Research and Indigenizing Data”

Who: Jacqueline Quinless, Dept. of Sociology and UVic Libraries’ Council on Library and Information Resources Data Fellow, and Donna Feir, Dept. of Economics

When: Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Where: Room 308, Digital Scholarship Commons, Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library, UVic