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Learning Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 28, 2023

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Edmonton - Atrium, Singhmar Centre for Learning

Learning Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Attend a day of in-person events on the important topic of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada. As part of NorQuest’s commitment to investing ourselves in the process of reconciliation, our line-up of speakers includes diverse Indigenous perspectives and teachings.

9:00 - 9:50 am: Opening remarks and blessing

9:50 - 11:30 am: Métis Memories

11:30 am - 12:55 pm: Lunch break

12:00 - 12:55 pm: Live entertainment – Zach Willier, Sucker Creek First Nation and Metis

1:15 - 2:15 pm: Residential School Experience – Elder Bernadette Dumais

2:15 - 3:15 pm: First Nations drummers and dancers

3:30 - 4:15 pm: Executive panel and decolonization journeys

4:15 - 4:30 pm: Draws for ‘make your own bannock’ kits

NorQuest is deeply committed to investing ourselves in the process of reconciliation and to embracing Indigenous perspectives, teachings and knowledge and reflecting them within our programs and college life. We recognize the ongoing impacts of colonization on Indigenous peoples and communities, and we understand our ongoing responsibility to advance reconciliation.