Created In Collaboration With Phyllis Webstad And The Orange Shirt Society.
Designing The "Every Child Matters" Spirit Wrap
We intentionally included our iconic Modern print design from the Spirit Collection that represents being seen, heard and remembered, In collaboration with Phyllis Webstad and the Orange Shirt Society to project their message of ‘EVERY CHILD MATTERS’.
About The Artwork
Chloë Angus co-collaborated with Haida Artist Clarence Mills to create our iconic Modern print design. It is neutral and does not belong to any specific clan or crest ideally embracing all. In this application we incorporated the modern designs traditional formline with the Every Child Matters message.
Fostering Connections Through Collaboration
Taking time to work directly with Phyllis and her team, we created this meaningful Spirit Wrap that unifies us to help the Orange Shirt Society (OSS) carry forward the message Every Child Matters. Including OSS in the design process was important to our ethos of collaboration.
"Every Child Matters" Spirit Wrap
We are honoured to collaborate with Phyllis Webstad and the Orange Shirt Society to create our limited edition “Every Child Matters” Spirt Wrap for 2022
Join us in wearing orange on September 30th, to recognize and support National Truth and Reconciliation Day; a day to commemorate the history and intergenerational trauma caused by residential schools.
With much gratitude we are able to donate 100% of the profits from the "Every Child Matters" Spirit Wrap to the Orange Shirt Society. We encourage you to support the important work done by the Orange Shirt Society in the spirit of truth and reconciliation.
A Note From Inuk.
An Inuvialuit multidisciplinary designer, educator, inspirational speaker and role model living in the North West Territories. Founder of the jewelry line and social media brand @Inuk360.
"As a 3rd generation IRSS this is what reconciliation looks like to me. Acknowledging IRSS, educating yourself, connecting Phyllis Webstad and the Orange Shirt Society. Learning and contributing to them and helping us thrive. I am honoured to be modelling this special limited edition Spirit Wrap with Chloë Angus Design. It is important to bring awareness to educate for all on IRSS. " - Inuk
The Orange Shirt Society
The Orange Shirt Society (Society) is a non-profit organization with its home in Williams Lake, BC where Orange Shirt Day began in 2013. The Orange Shirt Society was founded by Phyllis (Jack) Webstad and others. We proudly have both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Staff and Board Members.
The purposes of the Orange Shirt Society are as follows: To support Indian Residential School ReconciliationTo create awareness of the individual, family and community inter-generational impacts of Indian Residential Schools through Orange Shirt Society activities to create awareness of the concept of "Every Child Matters"
A Note From Chloë
At Chloë Angus Design we recognize the tragic history of residential schools. We honour the survivors and lost children, their families and communities.
“It is my duty as a Canadian citizen to recognize and support National Truth and Reconciliation. Working together with the Orange Shirt Society provides an opportunity to put reconciliation in action.” - Chloë Angus