Saugeen District Senior School unveiling Reconciliation Hall on Wednesday

School says being Legacy School means they are responsible to engage, empower and connect students to Further Reconciliation


Saugeen District Senior School announced today that as part of being a Downie-Wenjack Fund Legacy School in Port Elgin they have accepted responsibility to engage, empower and connect students to further reconcilliation.

On October 20th during the Downie-Wenjack Fund’s Secret Path Week which runs from October 17th to 22nd the school is welcoming a small number of guests to the unveiling of Reconciliation Hall at the front entrance of the school.

Representatives from Saugeen First Nation including Elders Shirly John and Ningwakwe George, Councillor Melissa Snowdon, Program Coordinator for Advocacy for Healing Program Lori Kewaquom, contributing arts from Saugeen First Nations and members of the SDSS Reconcilliation team will participate in the unveiling.

Due to technical constraints the live and pre-recorded portions of the unveiling will be made into a video broadcast into classrooms on October 21st.