Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society and the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth are proud to present the fourth annual Pokaiks Commemorative Walk & IndigiTRAILS – Remembering Our Children event, a free event at Prince’s Island Park on September 30, 2022, which is Orange Shirt Day. Calgarians are invited to participate in the walk to honour and stand in solidarity with survivors and victims of the residential school system.

The walk will begin at 9:30 am at the big stage and will follow a route through the park and across the river along Memorial Drive, before concluding in the park. This will be followed by traditional drumming and dancing performances, remarks from members of the Indigenous community, a reconciliation panel discussion, artisan and community booths, food and beverage offerings, and other engaging activities in Prince’s Island Park. Find the schedule here.

Pokaiks Commemorative Walk:

When: September 30, 2022
Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Prince’s Island Park
Address: 698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary, AB