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The Great Migration West

From 1867-1914 hundreds of thousands of Canadians, immigrants, and Aboriginals were moving west and impacted the region.  Economically, industries crucial to Canada today, mining, agriculture, and oil became especially paramount. 322 more words


Legacy of residential schools leaves some indigenous parents to distrust education system

EDMONTON – A study suggests the legacy of residential schools has left some indigenous people more wary and fearful of Canada’s current education system.

The study, published in this month’s issue of the Canadian Review of Sociology, suggests that distrust leads parents to be less engaged with teachers and could hurt their children’s education. 427 more words


Book Review: "Indian Horse" by Richard Wagamese (2012)

Richard Wagamese’s Indian Horse (2012; Douglas & McIntyre) is a harrowing, yet ultimately uplifting, novel that explores the impact of Canadian residential schools on generations of Aboriginal Canadians.Why, then, is it being reviewed on a hockey blog? 1,363 more words

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In five days, on August 16, it will be the fifth anniversary of Jonah’s departure from home.

That’s more than a third of his innocent little life, and I sit here and type this through a stormy mess of emotions. 1,038 more words

Memorial walk held to remember the dozens of children who died at Regina residential school

Nearly 100 people gathered Wednesday afternoon for the third-annual memorial walk to remember children who died at a Regina residential school.

The yearly walk was organized by the three groups, the Regina Indian Industrial School (R.I.I.S) Commemorative Association, Saskatchewan Missing and RIIS Media Project. 248 more words


Truth and Reconciliation Report Online

From their website: The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

A shared vision held by those affected by Indian residential schools was to create a place of learning and dialogue where the truths of their experiences were honoured and kept safe for future generations. 232 more words



The World Order wants all people to become totally helpless not just the Palestinians , Palestinians are just the most pronounced case among the victims of the World Order . 721 more words