The City of Thompson and Thompson Urban Aboriginal Strategy are hosting events in Thompson in honour of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
All are welcome to attend.
On Thursday, September 29, Family Night takes place at the Thompson Regional Community Centre (TRCC) from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm. This free event includes games and activities for the whole family. The first 200 guests will receive pizza.
On National Truth and Reconciliation Day, Friday, September 30, activities take place from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Thompson Legion Hall and at the Residential School Monument.
- At 1:00 pm at the Legion Hall, there will be tea & bannock and family activities
- At 3:30 pm, there will be a walk to the monument, followed by a pipe ceremony, honour song from Dene drummers, and a moment of silence
- At 5:00 pm at the Legion Hall, there will be a feast and round dance
Please join us as we honour the survivors of residential schools and remember the children who never came home.