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Teacher Resource
Pages: 15
Themes: Orange Shirt Day, Residential School, Survivor, reconciliation, every child matters
Publisher: Medicine Wheel Education
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2021
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This Teacher Lesson Plan accompanies the book Beyond the Orange Shirt Story. Beyond the Orange Shirt Story is a unique collection of truths, as told by six generations of Phyllis Webstad’s family that will give readers an up-close look at what life was like before, during, and after their Residential School experiences. In this book, Survivors and Intergenerational Survivors share their stories authentically and in their own words. Readers of this book will become more aware of a number of challenges faced by many Indigenous peoples in Canada. With this awareness comes learning and unlearning, understanding, acceptance, and change. Phyllis’s hope is that all Canadians honour the lives and experiences of Survivors and their families as we go Beyond the Orange Shirt Story.


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