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Residential Schools, with the words and images of Survivors

Residential Schools, with the words and images of Survivors: A National History
By Larry Loyie, Constance Brissenden and Wayne Spear. This collection, featuring memories of more than 70 survivors and photos is a moving account of the Residential schools experience. 15 more words

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They Came for the Children Booklet

A thorough history of the Residential School system in Canada including the purpose, operation, and consequences of the schools, published by The Truth and Reconciliation… 16 more words

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Reconciliation: What does it mean to us? A Workshop for United Church Faith Communities

The workshop was prepared in 2012 by the Committee on Indigenous Justice and Residential Schools.  It will require some updating in light of the TRC final report, however it does offer a process for an extended converation about reconciliation and what it means.   29 more words

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United Church of Canada Truth and Reconciliation YouTube Playlist

The United Church of Canada has a large library of videos reflecting on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission journey.  Go to their YouTube Truth and Reconcilation Playlist

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United Church Apologies

The United Church has issued two apologies to the First Nations Peoples of Canada. The first, in 1986, addresses issues related to the church’s role in imposing European culture on First Nations’ peoples. 38 more words

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Living Out Our Commitments flyer

 Truth and Reconciliation Living Out our Commitments Statement  A flyer to stimulate the conversation, with a view to developing a reconciliation action plan for your faith community (PDF 2 pages).

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