NFL player Ankou using platform to honour Indigenous roots
Sept. 30 marks Canada's first national day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and survivors of the residential school system as well as their communities and families.
TW: This blog contains mentions of residential schools
*TW: readers may be triggered by the recount of Indian Residential Schools. To access a 24h National Crisis Line, call: 1-866-925-4419*— Anishinabek Nation (@AnishNation) September 30, 2021
Today is #NationalDayforTruthandReconciliation, it’s a good opportunity to learn about Residential Schools. Learn more: https://t.co/dQo4w8FGRi pic.twitter.com/3N4b51TbIR
"My great grandmother was taken from her home. They cut her hair. They forced her to speak English. We need to acknowledge and learn from the past."— Hamilton Tiger-Cats (@Ticats) September 30, 2021
This powerful nine-minute interview with @daneevans9 is a must-watch on #TruthandReconciliationDay. pic.twitter.com/beu602YEgc
On National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, @lyle4thompson shares his perspective, what we can learn from the past, and how we can support.— Premier Lacrosse League (@PremierLacrosse) September 30, 2021
“With the trauma re-surfacing, it’s allowed us to open up this space for healing, for grieving and for educating." pic.twitter.com/2FjxCHdApA
Read #Oilers Entertainment Group's statement on National Day for Truth & Reconciliation on September 30.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) September 29, 2021
This season we will introduce land acknowledgements at the start of every home game & will be donning special helmet decals tonight vs. Winnipeg.https://t.co/WTpCrDpA2s
On National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we honor the victims and survivors of the residential school system. pic.twitter.com/1znI7AlBOR— NHL (@NHL) September 30, 2021
Acknowledging our painful past is a vital component of the reconciliation process and we commit to do more toward real truth and reconciliation.— Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) September 30, 2021
Here is a link for fans who are wanting to begin their learning journey | https://t.co/8wLyLwVjKm pic.twitter.com/l5wAHe0GDb
Reflect, learn & remember. Today & every day #EveryChildMatters— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) September 30, 2021
The Toronto Maple Leafs are committed to utilizing our platform to honour the lost children & survivors of Canadian Residential Schools, their families & communities.
To learn more » https://t.co/0W5KvDzjF1 pic.twitter.com/lDqqMIhyHN
On this day of reflection and acknowledgement.— CEBL (@CEBLeague) September 30, 2021
We reflect on the tragic history of residential schools.
We reflect on the work that still needs to be done.
We reflect on the intergenerational healing that still needs to take place.
#OurGame #EveryChildMatters #OrangeShirtDay pic.twitter.com/awEpwK11oi
On National Day for Truth and Reconciliation we will take the time to learn, reflect and heal. We honour the resilience of the residential school survivors, those who have perished and we reaffirm our commitment, in the spirit of reconciliation, to ensure #EveryChildMatters. pic.twitter.com/m2TNFZBREN— Toronto Rock (@TorontoRockLax) September 30, 2021
Today we honour residential school survivors, their families and communities on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. pic.twitter.com/VTOvmihLEq— Canadian Hockey League (@CHLHockey) September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021, marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Alouettes coaches wore several orange signs at the last game to acknowledge and reflect on the truths of our past and present.— Alouettes de Montréal (@MTLAlouettes) September 30, 2021
Time to unite 🧡 #everychildmatters pic.twitter.com/1gQJPA7qAy
The team is honoured to recognize September 30 as both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day, a day that honours the children who survived Indian Residential Schools and remember those who did not return home.— Winnipeg Blue Bombers (@Wpg_BlueBombers) September 30, 2021
Today is a day for remembrance, reflection, action and learning.— Toronto Argonauts (@TorontoArgos) September 30, 2021
The Toronto Argonauts are committed to utilizing our platform in sport to honour, celebrate and advocate for Indigenous sport, history, and awareness. pic.twitter.com/NFTIXyUIO8
Today, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, we reflect on the tragic history of residential schools and their continued impact on our country. We wear orange shirts to honour the survivors and their families, but also the thousands who did not return home. pic.twitter.com/KRB4RUaTFS— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) September 30, 2021
Every Child Matters. pic.twitter.com/UFBRGYFDWd— PHF (@PHF) September 30, 2021
Today we wear orange to remember the horrific past of residential schools, and honour those who lost their lives, and those who survived them.— Toronto Six (@TheTorontoSix) September 30, 2021
Today we wear orange to declare that today, and every day, Every Child Matters 🧡 pic.twitter.com/1qFdzB2zNp
Today is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We honour the lost children and Survivors of the residential school system as well as their families and communities. We wear orange to stand with the Survivors and the Indigenous community. 🧡 #orangeshirtday pic.twitter.com/COQMVY2dsU— PWHPA (@PWHPA) September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021 marks #TruthAndReconciliationDay in Canada, the first year of this federally-recognized day.— NHLPA (@NHLPA) September 30, 2021
Today, we reflect as we honour the lives lost and all survivors and communities that continue to be affected by residential schools. pic.twitter.com/uroPrPehcW