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Keep sensitive accounts of residential school survivors, judge urged

TORONTO – Destroying the sensitive testimony of survivors of Canada’s notorious residential school system will seriously damage the historical record and the material should instead be sealed for 30 years, an Ontario court heard Tuesday. 417 more words

Canada

Keep Indian school survivor info, court urged

TORONTO – The sensitive testimony of survivors of Canada’s notorious residential school system should be sealed for decades rather than destroyed, because destruction would damage the historical record, an Ontario court heard Tuesday. 529 more words

Canada

I Remember You

When a young woman from the Spirit River area went to a Manitoba residential school to begin her teaching career, she had no idea what sort of journey, a lifelong journey, she was beginning.  19 more words

History

Oh Canada...

Happy Canada Day! I mean, I guess I’m supposed to be happy today, right? I live in a lovely country with beautiful scenery, plenty of opportunities for me to succeed, and universal health care. 557 more words

Indevours

100 Years of Loss- The Residential School System in Canada Exhibit Recap

Recently a colleague of mine asked if I would be willing to take a look at the 100 Years of Loss exhibit currently on display at the Canadian Museum of History and let her know my impressions. 1,038 more words

Peaceful Heart & Wounded Heart Project

Funding is available for projects to involve children in expressing their thoughts about peace in artistic ways. See The War Toys To Peace Art website. wartoystopeaceart.org   This project was submitted and written up by Mr. 274 more words

Social Justice

Residential school abuse-claim documents should be destroyed, adjudicator argues

EDMONTON – Evidence given by residential school abuse survivors in closed-door hearings should never see the light of day, the lawyer in charge of abuse settlement process says. 57 more words

Aboriginal Education