Why Orange Shirt Day?
“Make age-appropriate curriculum on residential schools, Treaties, and Aboriginal peoples’ historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory education requirement for Kindergarten to Grade Twelve students.”
– Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Call to Action #62.1
Orange Shirt Day Resources
CBC: Beyond 94 – An interactive and comprehensive website that monitors the progress of the TRC’s 94 Calls to Action.
Legacy of Hope Foundation – Teacher Bundles, Timelines, Videos, and Lesson Plans (most suitable for senior years).
Manitoba Teachers’ Society – Orange shirt day lessons and resources from the Manitoba Teachers’ Society.
Medicine Wheel Education – Orange Shirt Day classroom bundle (books, lessons, study guide, and posters).
The Orange Shirt Day Society – Curriculum resources and templates.
Project of Heart – Lesson plans and teacher guides
Secret Path – Designed to support the book by Gord Downie (book, music, video, and lesson plans).