Orange Shirt Day - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
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Event organized by the Town of Devon, Treaty Partner Consulting & Advising, and the Devon Public Library

Event date: 9/30/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Export event

Come together to honour those who survived the residential school system and those who did not. Join us for the grand opening of the new Pimiy Ôcenas Nâtawîhowin Askiy (Devon Healing Medicine Grounds).

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Time: 9am-4pm

Location: Pimiy Ôcenas Nâtawîhowin Askiy (Devon Healing Medicine Grounds) 

Address: 10 River Drive, Devon


  • 9am - Pipe Ceremony
  • 10am - Park Dedication & Opening Remarks 
  • 11am - Guest Speakers
  • 12pm - Lunch & Activities
    • Catered soup and bannock lunch (hamburger or vegetarian) 
    • Story and teachings with author, Shelly Nelson
    • Rock Painting Activity
    • Make Your Own Button 
  • 2pm - Community Walk Kick-Off
  • 3pm - Sunflower Planting Take-Home Gift & Closing Acknowledgements

Orange Shirt Fundraiser

Purchase an Orange Shirt for $20. All proceeds will be donated to the Ermineskin Women's Shelter.

How to purchase: At the Town Office prior to the event during business hours (all methods of payment accepted). Remaining shirts will be available on event day (cash only). 

While quantities last. Shirt design is from last year's community contest. 


Phone: 780-987-8332




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