September 30, 2023
Archdiocese of Winnipeg
Events to Mark the 3rd National Truth and Reconciliation Day
There will be a number of events around the Winnipeg community to mark the 3rd National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation | St. Boniface Museum – September 30th, 2023
Admission to the museum is free, and programming includes the chance to visit with memère and pepère Métis, as well as a viewing of two movies, Memère Métisse and ShapeShifters. The museum itself features artifacts and history of St. Boniface, including many items belonging to Louis Riel and his compatriots, the founders of Manitoba. For more information, click here.
2nd Annual Orange Shirt Day Pow Wow and Survivors Walk | Wa-Say Healing Centre – September 30, 2023
The Survivors Walk begins at 11 a.m. at the Oodena Circle at the Forks and heads to the RBC Convention Centre. The grand entry of the Pow Wow begins at 1 p.m., and the event aims to recognize the tragic legacy of residential schools, the missing children, and the families left behind and honour the survivors. For more information, click here.
Every Child Matters Memorial Community Gathering | Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata – Septmember 30, 2023
This unveiling of the Every Child Matters Memorial Art Project will form the basis of this gathering. The event will include teachings by a community Elder, youth presenters, the presentation of the memorial project, cultural activities, and will conclude with the burning of tobacco ties and a feast. For more information, click here.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation | Children’s Museum – September 30, 2023
The museum is offering free general admission for a journey of education and reflection with a Métis Paper Vest workshop facilitated by the Louis Riel Institute and programming provided by Elder Barb Nepinak. A teepee will be on display for special story times at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM and bannock will be served while supplies last. or more information, click here.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation | WAG-Qaumajuq – September 30, 2023
Join the Winnipeg Art Gallery-Quamajuq on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as they welcome the community to take part in tours, workshops, and talks that centre the experiences and history of Indigenous children forced to attend Indian Residential Schools. For more information, click here.