Orange Shirt Day

Sep 30, 2023

Saturday, September 30    1 pm – 4 pm
Lamoureux Park

Orange Shirt Day

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is collaborating with the Native North American Travelling College, the City of Cornwall and the Children’s Aid Society to hold an event of reflection and learning in honour of Orange Shirt Day.

The event will take place on Saturday, September 30th from 1 pm to 4 pm in Lamoureux Park. The event will feature traditional dancing, vendors, traditional food sampling and other meaningful activities in the spirit of reconciliation.

Schedule of Speakers & Performances
1 pm: Traditional opening and opening remarks
1:15 pm – 2 pm: Residential school survivor speaker
2 pm: Moment of silence
2:05 pm: Sky World song by Karonhianonha Francis
2:10 pm: Inuit singers
2:15 pm – 3:45 pm: Akwesasne Mens Singers with Native North American Traveling College Travel Troup (social songs and dances)
4 pm: Traditional closing

Plus, there will be ongoing presentations throughout the park.

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