Truth and Reconcilation Day at Trent


Click the link below to read more about the history, the actions that you could support,  and for a list of the Sept 30 2022 events on Trent University campus to honour National Truth and Reconciliation Day. 



Here are the highlights of the events:

6:00 a.m. : Sunrise Ceremony, Mnidoowag A‘Kiing Traditional Area, Enwayaang,

9 am – 4 pm: Heart Garden Reflection, Kerr House, Traill College,

10 am – 2 pm:  Settlers Taking Action and Responsibility at Trent Booth, Bata Library Podium,

12 noon: Gzowski College Three Sisters Community Lunch (while supplies last),

12 noon – 4 pm: Community Sacred Fire, Champlain College Fire Pit

 2:00 p.m. with a moment of silence at 2:15 p.m.:  Campus Reflection & Moment of Silence, Champlain College Fire Pit   

3 pm: Truth Before Reconciliation: Indian Residential and Day School Histories, by Prof Jackson Pind, First Peoples Gathering Space and on Zoom

4 pm:  Round Dance, Bata Library Podium

7 pm: “None of that Witchcraft Dancing” reading and talk by residential school survivor and Elder Shirley Ida Williams and Returning Home film screening, Wenjack Theater, Otonabee College