National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Website:

Additional Resources

Authentic K-7 FNESC resources – each elementary school was provided with this kit and it includes many books that can be used for Orange t-shirt day teachings. Ask your PVP to access this kit. 

Resources (aussi en français):


Lesson plans and guides:

There is an excellent compilaton of resouces for Orange Shirt Day on the BCTF Website

  • K-12 curriculum connections
  • Sample lessons and templates
  • Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau - template
  • “Children should feel” + individual responses on feathers - bulletin
  • “To help with Reconciliation, you can” activity
  • Grade 5 Orange Shirt Day announcement
  • Suggested texts