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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

Beyond the Orange Shirt Day Story

In-person

History & heritage Kids Youth & teens Indigenous Writing & literature
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Date and time

Location

The Den by Moonshine Coffee Roasters

690 Gray Avenue

Quesnel, BC

Access

Free.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.

About

Beyond the Orange Shirt Story is a unique collection of truths that articulate the lives and experiences of some Residential School Survivors and their families. Compiled by Phyllis Webstad, Residential School Survivor and Founder of the Orange Shirt Day movement, this book will give readers an up-close look at what life was like for many Survivors — before, during, and after their Residential School experiences. These personal Survivor accounts, relayed in a number of one-on-one interviews, are authentically shared in their own voices.

Come meet author local Phyllis Webstad, talk to her about her experiences and purchase the Orange Shirt Day and/or Beyond the Orange Shirt Day Story.

Organizer

Quesnel Arts Council

QDCAC is 100% volunteer with a 4-member Executive, and 3 Directors. MISSION: The mission of QDCAC is to initiate, promote, develop excellence in the arts, engage the community in the arts, develop understanding and support for the arts, culture and heritage in the community. This responsibility is fulfilled through education, communication, coordination and programming of activities and events for the enrichment and engagement of the community. Core Values: It is QDCAC’s role to promote and grow the arts, to encourage community engagement in and exposure to various art forms and to demonstrate and show appreciation for artistic endeavors, to develop excellence, to be inclusive, to foster the growth of arts in children and youth. Through the grants, partnerships, various events and programming QDCAC endeavors to meet their core values.

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