The history behind Orange Shirt Day

VCC's Buddie Dixon discusses Orange Shirt Day 770 CHQR

29 September 2022

VCC's Buddie Dixon discusses the origins of Orange Shirt Day with Sue Deyell and Andrew Schultz on 770 CHQR and how it was intended to raise awareness about racism and bullying. He encourages people to engage in conversations about reconciliation and how they should be jointly led by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. He makes some suggestions about where to purchase orange shirts and how to support the Indigenous community on September 30. Listen to the segment.

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VCC’s Indigenous Engagement Facilitator explains the origins of Orange Shirt Day and the difference between it and days that celebrate Indigenous culture and heritage in his vlog.