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Les bas du pensionnat: Vocabulary for April 23 & 24

Here are the new words we found in the novel we are currently reading together in class. I encourage all students to practice at home as well. 34 more words


Time to START the discussion on residential schools

Now that Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has scheduled the release of its final report, the real work must begin: getting all Canadians to recognise that the residential school system was only a symptom of how society in general mistreated aboriginal people historically, that the effects of that abuse are still being felt, and that it will take an effort by all of us to overcome them. 60 more words

Indigenous Peoples

residential schools st,marys mission 

Well first off I would is who ever is reading this leave a comment about what you think. So three of my grandparents and Everyone of my antys and cousins… 233 more words

Canadians need 'conversation' about residential schools: Murray Sinclair

The residential schools that scarred thousands of aboriginal children over seven generations were symptomatic of a larger Canadian attitude that treated indigenous people as ethnically inferior, says the head of a commission on the issue. 576 more words


University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Government Policy

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia provides valuable information and historical overviews of Government Policy regarding the Indigenous people of Canada. Historical accounts of topics including: The Indian Act, Reserves, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, The Residential School System, Sixties Scoop, The White Paper in 1969, and Section 35 of the 1982 Constitution Act. 63 more words


United Church “Reconciliation: What Does It Mean to Us?” Workshop

This workshop is called “RECONCILIATION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO US?”, and was created by the United Church Committee on Indigenous Justice and Residential Schools for use by United Church Faith Communities. 138 more words


The Painful Tales of Mistreated Children: Reflecting on We Were Children

While watching this thought-provoking documentary, the emotions that I felt were sorrow, disgust and shame. the documentary interviews two residential school survivors, Lyna Hart from Manitoba and Glen Anaqoud from Saskatchewan as they recount their stories about the horrors they experienced while attending church-run boarding schools for Native children. 320 more words