Orange Shirt Day

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 20 September 2019 >

In Canada, 30 September is marked as Orange Shirt Day, in support of the generations of First Nations children who were separated from their families and sent to Residential Schools where they were banned from speaking their languages or following their cultures. This resource accompanies Shine Bright 2de Snapfile 11 First Nations Territories. It includes a website text and the trailer and an extract from the film Indian Horse.

Vocabulary and structures

  • school system
  • remembrance
  • the passive
  • expressing purpose


  • Indian Residential schools in Canada
  • The film Indian Horse
  • "Orange Shirt Day"


  • Commenting on a film scene
  • Analysing a photo

Axes du programme

  • Le village, le quartier, la ville
  • La création et le rapport aux arts