Fireside Chat with Phyllis Webstad

September 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Migizii Agamik
Carl Stone
(204) 318-2928
Phyllis Webstad (right)

Join us for our first Fireside Chat of the fall 2019 semester. We are delighted to host Phyllis Webstad, who will be speaking about the story behind Orange Shirt Day!

We will be kicking off Fireside Chats in the foyer at Migizii Agamik from 11:30-12:30. All are welcome!

Phyllis Webstad is Northern Secwpemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation (Canoe Creek Indian Band). She comes from mixed Secwepemc and Irish/French heritage, was born in Dog Creek, and lives in Williams Lake, BC. Today, Phyllis is married, has one son, a step-son and three grandsons.

She earned diplomas in Business Administration from the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology; and in Accounting from Thompson Rivers University. Phyllis received the 2017 TRU Distinguished Alumni Award for her unprecedented impact on local, provincial, national and international communities through the sharing of her orange shirt story.

Read more on Orange Shirt Day, and Phyllis, here: