QIA and NTI invite the public to join them for a walk to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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QIA and NTI invite the public to join them for a walk to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2021154 Views

September 29, 2021

PSA: QIA and NTI invite the public to join them for a walk to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

DATE ISSUED: September 30th, 2021 – 1PM Four Corners Iqaluit
EVENT: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Walk
Iqaluit, Nunavut – QIA and NTI are inviting members of the public to gather and recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Formerly ‘Orange Shirt Day’ September 30th recognizes the colonial legacy of residential schools and honours Indigenous survivors.

The schedule of events are as follows:
1:00 – 1:30 – Orange t-shirt distribution
1:30 – Moment of silence
1:35 – 2:15 – Community walk from the RBC building to Iqaluit square
2:30 – 3:30 – Country food distribution to community members

The funds to distribute country food to the community was provided to QIA by the Government of Canada’s Indigenous Community Support Fund, a part of which was allocated for communities with active COVID-19 cases.

For more information, please contact:
Will Hopkins, Acting Director of Communications,
Qikiqtani Inuit Association
[email protected]
867.975.8413 or
1.800.667.2742

NT5

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