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Friday, September 23rd, 2022

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Talks, Workshops & Seminars

Community Education Service - Free Online Presentations: Child and Youth Health and Mental Health Topics.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Expert speakers will deliver timely, credible information and best-practice strategies to support the development and mental health of a child or youth in your life. Previously recorded presentations are also available for viewing:
Location:Online via WebEx or Zoom
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Pokaiks Commemorative Walk & IndigiTRAILS - Remembering Our Children.
> Friday Sep 30, 2022 at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society and the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth are proud to present the fourth annual Pokaiks Commemorative Walk & IndigiTRAILS - Remembering Our Children event, sometimes referred to as the Orange Shirt Day Walk. The free event will be held in Prince’s Island Park on Friday, September 30th in alignment with Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth & Reconciliation. Calgarians are invited to participate in the walk to honour and stand in solidarity with survivors and victims of the residential school system. The walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. on September 30th in Prince’s Island Park at the big stage and will follow a route through the park and across the river along Memorial Drive, before concluding in the park. This will be followed by traditional drumming and dancing performances, remarks from members of the Indigenous community, a reconciliation panel discussion, artisan and community booths, food and beverage offerings, and other engaging activities in Prince’s Island Park. The afternoon will conclude at 2:30 p.m. Prince’s Island Park Schedule: Speakers, Presenters and Performers: • 10:45 a.m. – ReconciliACTION panel • 11:15 a.m. – Singing lesson led by Chantal Chagnon • 11:30 a.m. – Comments from Elder Dr. Kerrie Moore • 11:45 a.m. – Sings Many Songs Women performance • 12 p.m. – Dance lesson led by Stacey D’Silva • 12:15 p.m. – TsuuT'ina honour song & open dance • 12:25 p.m. – Comments from Duane Mistaken Chief • 12:40 p.m. – Dance performance • 12:45 p.m. – Comments from Elder Edmee Comstock • 1 p.m. – Round dance performance • 1:15 p.m. – Closing prayer Activities: • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – IndigiTRAILS, artisans, lacrosse and connection
Location:Prince's Island Park
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
National Day for Truth & Reconciliation.
> Friday Sep 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This day honors the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. There are a number of events planned in various locations throughout the city.
Location:Various locations
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars

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