Invitation to It Starts With Us: Truth Telling

Save the Date: September 28, Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Reconciliation Pole, 7idansuu (Edenshaw), James Hart, Haida Hereditary Chief and Master Carver. Photo Credit: Paul H. Joseph / UBC Brand & Marketing

We’d Like to Hear From You!

Use our online form to submit questions, feedback, suggestions, or other ideas to the REDI team.

REDI Suggestion Box

On behalf of Dr. Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Vice-President of Health, UBC, Dr. Mike Allard, Vice-Dean, Health Engagement, and the Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI), please join us for the next It Starts with Us virtual event to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Learn more about Orange Shirt Day here.


Discover more about REDI’s Indigenous Initiatives here.

Topic: Truth Telling: A first step toward reconciliation

When: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. PDT

What Will I Learn? You will learn about the historical and current context of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and the significance of Orange Shirt Day.



Message from the Indigenous Initiatives Advisor

“The time to make things happen is now. The time to seek out our individual and shared power is now.”

Read the statement from Derek Thompson – Thlaapkiituup here