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Doris Pilkington Garimara has passed.

On Sunday Apr. 13, Aboriginal author Doris Pilkington Garimara passed away at age 76.

Pilkington Garimara is known for her documentation of her mother, Molly Craig’s journey of escape from the Moor River Native Settlement north of  Perth, Australia. 235 more words


Respect, part 1

In the Spirit which draws us into honest engagement with one another, including those who may be very different from us in various ways, God calls us to wake up and learn how to love and respect one another, period. 655 more words

Man about truth

By Brenlee Coates

It’s not too often that an interest in history is a requirement for a job.
But in the case of Ry Moran, who’s been working in Aboriginal language preservation with his production company and statement gathering for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), it’s paramount. 910 more words


I’ve known the story of Alex Wuttunee Decoteau for quite some time now. A Cree Survivor of one of Canada’s now infamous Residential Schools.  Son of one of Poundmaker’s Northwest Rebellion warriors.  395 more words


When We Got it Wrong

In my last post I talked about the how there are people in Canada living in third world conditions, conditions so bad that it forces some who live in those conditions to commit suicide. 700 more words

Let us not fail . . .

The writer of this week’s blog is Pam Peters-Pries, Associate Director of Program for MCC Canada.

From 1984-1986, I attended Rosthern Junior College (RJC), a private Mennonite residential school in Rosthern, SK. 575 more words


Residential Schools

Title: A history of residential schools in Canada

Date: May 16,2008, Updated: January 7,2014

Source: CBC News

Source-URL: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/a-history-of-residential-schools-in-canada-1.702280

A clear, concise and informative article which provides an in depth look into the issue of residential schools. 181 more words

Residential Schools