What should I do on Orange Shirt Day?

Orange Shirt Day Pin

Many Canadians are asking the question, What should I do on Orange Shirt Day? This post gives ideas of books to read, videos to watch as well as ways to contribute to Canada’s Indigenous peoples, visual artists, local businesses and charities.

Museum Of Us

Cultural organizations can show leadership to others by giving space to indigenous people so we can start to recognize and acknowledge how Canadian, American, UK and Australian institutions have a settler and colonial bias.

CBC Uncontained/Canada Council project

The Rooms show us her ‘new life’ schedule and an artwork reflecting ‘boring but beautiful’ – enjoy Mireille’s description of Arctic Evening by Shuvinai Ashoona, a Cape Dorset artist.