Tag: Legacy of Residential Schools

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Secret Path

Gord Downie began Secret Path as ten poems incited by the story of Chanie Wenjack, a twelve year-old boy who died fifty years ago on October 22, 1966, in flight from the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School near Kenora, Ontario, walking home to the family he was taken from over 400 miles away.

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Residential School Magazine

For further information on the legacy of the Residential Schools.

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Wear an orange shirt day on September 30

September 2016

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Mamow Be Mo Tay Tah – Let Us Walk Together

Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network of the Canadian Council of Churches. This resource is intended to help Canadians engage with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and better understand the legacies of colonization that Aboriginal Peoples live with today. Order at the website.

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Surviving the Survivors

A video of inter-generational impacts of Indian Residential Schools (9:31).

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Video of Prime Minister Harper’s national apology to First Nations (at youtube.com)

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Where Are the Children?

This site is a counterpart to Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools, a touring exhibition that explores the history and legacy of Canada’s Residential School System through Survivor stories, archival photographs, and documents, curated by Iroquois artist Jeff Thomas.

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First Voice

Justice Murray Sinclair on reconciliation and the Indian Residential Schools

July 2014

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First Voice

Yenmo Ceetza, Isadore Charters on residential schools and healing art

June 2014

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Untold Reality

The Legacy of Residential Schools

July 2012

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