Orange Shirt Day
Honouring residential school victims and survivors, this book carefully describes Canada’s history in the context of colonization, the Indian Act, and Indian residential schools. The resource includes visual elements that enhance understanding, making this book accessible for learners at varying ages and levels and inviting them to reflect on and express their feelings regarding difficult topics. In the classroom, the book may invite meaningful discussions about Canada’s past historical wrongs and their impacts. It may also offer ideas and opportunities to plan activities related to Orange Shirt Day at schools.
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