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'I was very broken': Newfoundland and Labrador residential school survivors seek compensation

Josie Penny was sent to school at age seven, moving from her family’s home in remote Roaches Brook, Labrador, to the village of Cartwright.

She was excited to go. 1,206 more words


Educators and aboriginal leaders meet for national forum in Saskatoon

SASKATOON – Officials from various Canadian universities are in Saskatoon for a national forum discussing how a number of recommendations could facilitate aboriginal success on and off campus. 355 more words


Creating a Virtual Indian Residential School; Capitol Art Update

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota is hosting a forum titled: “Embodying Empathy: Canadian Settler-Colonial Genocide and the Making of a Virtual Indian Residential School. 392 more words

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Condemnation of Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools

The BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union of BC Indian Chiefs, together with BC Chiefs present at the Assembly of First Nations 34th Annual General Assembly in Whitehorse, Yukon, are deeply upset by the horrifically distressing research that has surfaced recently regarding historic human biomedical experimentation on malnourished Aboriginal communities and children attending Indian residential schools in Canada.  98 more words

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Book Share: Shin-Chi's Canoe

Level: Junior

Materials: • Shin-Chi’s Canoe (the book)
                       • Book Share PDF

Book description: “This moving sequel to the award-winning Shi-shi-etko tells the story of two children’s experience at residential school. 214 more words


Residential schools archive trying to balance survivor privacy, public education

WINNIPEG – An archive housing the national memory of residential schools is set to open its doors, but must balance concerns from survivors with educating the public about one of the darkest chapters in Canadian history. 582 more words


Canada's Cultural Genocide: Realizing and Spreading the Truth

Since starting this class, it has been emotionally taxing to learn about the cruel and unjust treatment of Indigenous Canadians. I continue to be shocked and disappointed over my lack of knowledge on this subject — I went through high school with no mention whatsoever of Canada’s cultural genocide. 472 more words