City of Saskatoon: Orange Shirt Day – Speaker Event
Sep 26th, 2:00 pm
Cosmo Civic Centre, 3130 Laurier Drive
Learn more about the historical legacy of Indian Residential Schools from Linda Young. As a residential school survivor, Linda will share her personal story of time spent at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Indian Residential School.
Afterwards, we invite guests to stay and connect over refreshments.
This event is free. To register, visit: Eventbrite.ca.
Linda Young is Plains Cree from Seekaskootch/Makao – also known as Onion Lake Cree Nation. She is a kohkom/grandmother, a great-grandmother and is a mom to two daughters and three sons and lives in Saskatoon with her (awesome) husband Grant. Linda attended St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Indian Residential School in Onion Lake from 1956 to 1966.
She went on to take upgrading and attended University where she received a General Arts degree (BA), a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, and completed all program requirements for a Masters in Art History. She is a visual artist and has shown her work in Canada and most recently in Venice, Italy.
Presently, Linda is on leave from her job as a Knowledge Keeper with Saskatoon Public Schools so she can complete her Masters degree in Curriculum Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.