National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Saturday, September 29 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is also Orange Shirt Day. It is important that we all do our part to advance Truth and Reconciliation at Mohawk College and in our communities. Please to take some time over the next few days to listen and to learn. If you want to develop a better understanding of the histories and realities of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in Canada, please check out the learning guide: Journey of Self-Discovery: Reflections on building Indigenous relationships, which is available for download on the college’s website, or watch the Journey to Self-Discovery Video Series with Rick Hill.
Community Resources and Events
If you are interested in more information focused on Truth and Reconciliation there are additional resources are available. Below, you will find links to the websites of the Woodland Cultural Centre (the site of the former Mohawk Institute) and other organizations. Bookmark these sites so there are easily accessible throughout the year and share them with friends and colleagues. There is also a link to additional resources on the college’s website.
Community Events & Information:
- Woodland Cultural Centre – Upcoming Events
- Survivors Secretariat
- National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation
For additional information and resources, please visit Indigenous Awareness & Allyship Resources, which is located under Tools and Resources on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page in MyMohawk.