Friends across the Pacific Mountain Regional Council,
Please take note of this significant event.
For further information, please see Media Release – AIRS 50 Years Closed Commemoration on Tseshaht First Nation’s website.
From the poster image:
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Closing the Alberni Indian Residential School
čukʷaač (you all come)
National Day for Truth & Reconciliation
(Orange Shirt Day)
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
- 10am – AIRS Student Art Display @ Barclay Hotel
- 11am – Walk starts @ Barclay Hotel (a shuttle will be available to return you to your cars)
- 12pm – Celebration begins @ Maht Mahs
A day of honouring survivors, celebrating resilience, healing through culture, and creating joy.
50 years have passed since the Alberni Indian Residential School closed it’s doors. We invite everyone to join us in celebration with a walk to honour AIRS Survivors and those who did not make it home followed by many uplifting activities.
- Lunch and dinner
- Crafts and activities
- Cultural and healing
- and so much more!
Bring your drums and shawls! Wear Orange!
For more information, or to make a contribution/donation to this event, please contact:
Event Coordinator, Esther Charlie at 250-730-3246 or email@example.com.