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Court urged to solve 'mystery' of why federal government withheld residential school documents

TORONTO – The courts must clear up the mystery of why the federal government withheld thousands of relevant documents from survivors who sought compensation for their horrific abuse at a notorious Indian… 653 more words


Senator who defended residential schools urged to leave aboriginal committee

OTTAWA – The chairwoman of the Senate committee on aboriginal people is asking a Conservative senator to rethink her place on the committee after she said there were positive aspects to Canada’s… 223 more words


Photos removed from exhibit - content without context

Photographs from a dark chapter of Canadian history – the Indian residential schools – where ┬áremoved from an exhibit at the Western Development Museum in Saskatoon, SK, after a mother who visited the exhibit… 222 more words


Richard Wagamese Walks On

A talented author who used his gifts to draw attention to the intergenerational trauma faced by his family and many others as a result of the Residential Schools in Canada. 26 more words


I am Not a Number Written by Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer (175)

This book is for the March challenge of the Book Mine Reading Club.

This is a wonderful book for kids with a very poignant message. It will also teach kids a bit about the Ojibway/Anishinaabe ancestry and nation and Indigenous issues. 201 more words


Tory senator defends residential school system, says good work 'unacknowledged'

Conservative Sen.┬áLynn Beyak’s comments defending the residential school system in the upper chamber this week have been called “unfortunate and misguided” by Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett. 434 more words


Senator Lynn Beyak meet Justice David S. Gibson - and learn something

Two Canadians in powerful positions with totally divergent views about the impact of residential schools on Indigenous Peoples: thankfully the one with the decision-making power has taken the time to understand the painful history, and legacy, of this atrocious system. 620 more words

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