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EventsThis news section posts information about IRSSS and news that is important to share with our community.

Every Child Matters

September 30, 2018 —

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B4 Vancouver

August 17, 2018 — Vancouver Native Education College and Indiginext is offering this summer youth camp for Indigenous youth aged 15 and older for two weeks in August, 2018. The Discovery Foundation is providing the funding. Please register with Native Education College admin@indigenext.com

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Weaving Reconciliation Our Way

May 24, 2018 — This will be travelling to various cities this spring / summer. Starting in Vancouver BC, then Penticton, Winnipeg and Toronto. Keep yourself posted on show times in your city. Native Earth Vancouver Moving TheatreNative Earth Performing Arts - Facebook Native Earth Performing Arts

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First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

April 16, 2018 — This service provides a new option for individuals, particularly youth, who may be more comfortable accessing counselling services online, as opposed to over the phone.

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Aboriginal Veterans Lunch

November 18, 2017 — Please join us as we honour the aboriginal men and women who served in times of war, military conflict and peace. We shall not forget the sacrifices and bravery that aboriginal war veterans had to take for our families and country. Lunch and refreshments will be provided at our East Vancouver office on Nanaimo Street. Contact 604-985-4464 for more details. ...

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National Aboriginal Veterans Day

November 8, 2017 — IRSSS would like to extend our gratitude to all Canadian and USA Veterans. Your sacrifices will always be remembered in our hearts, souls and spirits. Lest We Forget! Poppy Art graciously done by Andy Everson.  

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Halloween Bash

October 31, 2017 —

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Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2017 — Indian Residential School Survivors Society is proud to announce that we will be hosting an Orange Shirt Day Walk on Friday September 29 with Britannia Community Services Centre. It will start from the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre (1607 E Hastings St) and go to Britannia Community Services Centre (1661 Napier St.) along Commercial Drive. Be at VAFC before 9:30AM to...

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Canada's 150th is not a Memorable Time to Celebrate for Indian Residential School Survivors

June 30, 2017 —

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National Aboriginal Day

June 21, 2017 —

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Historical Inter-Generational Trauma 'Colonization/Labels/Violence

March 20, 2017 — Good Afternoon Everyone! IRSSS will be hosting "Historical Inter-Generational Trauma 'Colonization/Labels/Violence'" workshop every two weeks, if requested, at our East Vancouver Office. See picture/poster for complete details! Please spread the word & join us if you wish! Have a WONDERFUL day! :)

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Medicine Wheel and Wellness

February 1, 2017 — Each week we will be having open discussions and giving some simple tips on the Medicine Wheel and Wellness. This week we are doing an introduction. Keep your eye out for our video where we'll give you a chance to receive a lil Wellness package. Here's our Wellness and Medicine wheel Schedule: Week 1: Introduction Week 2: Emotional Health Week...

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IRSSS 2014 Spring Newsletter

April 2, 2014 — IRSSS 2014 Spring Newsletter

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IRSSS 2013 Spring/Summer Newsletter

April 2, 2013 — IRSSS 2013 Spring/Summer Newsletter

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