National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
September 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
Norman Linklater Memorial Complex

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is honouring the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

By asking everyone to participate in orange t-shirt, orange ribbon skirt and shirt, moccasin and an eagle feather day. We will embrace spirits of our ancestors and all unite together in the spirit of healing.


  • Sacred Fire will be light at sunrise by the Medicine Lodge Area
  • Grand Entry – Lead FNSOs and Veterans
  • Master of Ceremony – Councillor Jacqueline Walker -Portfolio Councillor
  • Multiplex 1:00 pm – Pipe Ceremony -Lead Pipe and Calling on all pipe Carriers
  • Opening Remarks- Councillors Cheyenne (Spence) Colomb and Jacqueline Walker
  • Prayer Poem-Marilyn Linklater
  • Residential School Survivors Presentation – Carol Prince and Fred Hart
  • Heart Beats of Drums Begin- Lead Drum High Rock Cree and Calling on all NCN Drum Carriers
  • Little Spirits (children who did not make it home) are heart beats through our living drums
  • Candlelight Ceremony for RS who have passed and the little spirits who did not make it home. Please bring photos of your loved ones to be remember or embraced
  • Honouring Song “Remember Me” lead by Catlin Francois with mothers, grandmothers, daughters and survivors
  • Pow wow Dance – Lead Dancers Candace Linklater and Rob Atcheynum calling on NCN traditional dancers to dance in the spirit of healing
  • Honouring all Residential School Survivors and Day School Survivors – through acknowledgements
  • Round Dance
  • Feast- Traditional Foods

Calling on all Pipe Carriers and Drum Carriers

All Nations UNITE to remember all children and support survivors and each other.

For More Information Contact:
Jackie Walker – 204-679-5277
Cheyenne Spence – 204-679-6827
For a Ride Contact: Guntia Hartie – 204-679-3142