Victoria Orange Shirt Day

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Orange Shirt Day has gained recognition throughout Victoria and Canada. We work hard at organizing many different types of events and ceremonies around the city. We thank everyone who participates in whatever capacity they can.

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Gabor Matè Honors Survivors

September 19th, 2019|

We raise our hands to Gabor Matè for standing with Xe Xe Smun' Eem (Sacred Children) for Orange Shirt Day.

News & Stories

Orange Shirt Day has gained recognition throughout Victoria and Canada. We work hard at organizing many different types of events and ceremonies around the city. We thank everyone who participates in whatever capacity they can.

Gabor Matè Honors Survivors

September 19th, 2019|

We raise our hands to Gabor Matè for standing with Xe Xe Smun' Eem (Sacred Children) for Orange Shirt Day.

Xe Xe Smun’ Eem

May 28th, 2019|

Xe Xe Smun' Eem (Sacred Children): Victoria Orange Shirt Day, follows Eddy Charlie and Kristin Spray who have brought Phyllis Webstad’s event, Orange Shirt Day, to Victoria B.C. Eddy Charlie is a residential school survivor and Kristin Spray is a good friend and together they want to bring awareness to the harm that residential schools caused to the indigenous communities across Canada.

Eddy Charlie Shares his Story

September 29th, 2018|

Orange Shirt Day is held annually on September 30th, a time of year when Indigenous children were removed from their homes and taken to residential schools. Orange Shirt Day is a day to honour and remember residential school survivors and their families.

Orange Shirt Day Children’s Book

September 3rd, 2018|

Residential school survivor Phyllis (Jack) Webstad is publishing a children's book about her experience at residential school and the story behind Orange Shirt Day, hoping people will gain a deeper understanding about the event.

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Help support Victoria Orange Shirt Day. Proceeds of the sales of our products go towards helping us to continue to create awareness of the effects of Residential Schools.

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