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Nunatsiavut Government asks Ottawa to settle long-delayed Newfoundland and Labrador residential school claims

Following its original plea to Prime Minister Stephen Harper earlier this year, the Nunatsiavut Government has again appealed to the federal government to settle class action lawsuits filed by survivors of residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador. 340 more words

Legal Post

Residential Schools: Photographic Collections

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is presenting a series of galleries consisting of photographs of residential schools, federal day schools and other similar institutions attended by First Nation, Inuit and Métis children in Canada from the late 19th century to the 1990s. 357 more words

Aboriginal Resources

Column: We Were Children screens at the Library, Nov 27

Gary Martin spent 50 days riding his bike back and forth between the Pemberton and Mount Currie, contemplating the distance between our communities. At the Wellness Gathering on Saturday, an event conceived to help bridge that gap, he said to me, 769 more words

3 Things Non-Aboriginal Canadians Need To Hear About Residential Schools

If you are a non-aboriginal Canadian, you need to hear some things about residential schools. Perhaps you have just heard of residential schools or have even known of them for a long time, but don’t understand why aboriginal people don’t just get over it already. 1,443 more words


meaghanmasakeyash reblogged this on Megs in Sweden and commented:

What people don't understand is that the legacy of Residential Schools still live on in our people today. This didn't happen 100 years ago, the last school was closed in 1996 - the year I was born. Like the author said, it hasn't even been 20 years.

Survivors: The lasting legacy of residential schools and its effect on hospital-based care

Survivor (sur•vi•vor) a person who survives, especially a person remaining alive after an event in which others have died; the remainder of a group of people or things. 286 more words