There are a number of activities going on around the East Kootenay to commemorate the upcoming National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. The public can participate in listening and learning opportunities scheduled throughout the region leading up to and on September 30.
Here are the events happening in Fernie and in our region:
Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’it and Fernie
• Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’it Flag Raising at Fernie City Hall at 10am on September 30. See the details HERE.
• Truth & Reconciliation Walk, September 30 at 10am – St. Eugene Mission. Consider carpooling as parking is very limited and please adhere to directions provided by the security team.
• Traditional Pow Wow, September 30, Grand Entry times 1pm & 7pm – Dan Joe Memorial Gym.
Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre – St. Eugene Resort
• The Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre is holding two beading workshops. Learn how to bead a one-of-a-kind orange shirt pin. All supplies provided for $55 a person. September 26 & 28. See the details HERE.