Canada's residential school story to be taught in classrooms this fall | CBC News
As Canadian students return to class, educators are scrambling to add an important new element to the curriculum - the history and impact of residential schools.
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Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Faced with unceasing
By the numbers: Truth and Reconciliation final report | CBC News
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases its final report Tuesday on the history and legacy of Canada's residential school system. Here are some numbers and facts contained in the final report of the commission.
INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS - Cultural Genocide
Indian Residential Schools, such as the Shubenacadie School, where Nora Bernard was incarcerated, were used extensively by Canada and the United States of America to try to exterminate American Indian Cultures
What happened to Jim? Experiments on Canada’s indigenous populations | Globalnews.ca
Jim White thought he may have been experimented on at residential school - and he's likely right.
Rita Joe - Footprints | Windspeaker
Rita Joe - Rita Joe recalled being told constantly, at the Residential School, "'You're no good.'" She began writing herself to challenge such negative messages, which she encountered again as an adult, in the books her own children were reading. In the prologue to her memoir, Rita Joe states, "My greatest wish is that there will be more writing from my people, and that our children will read it. I have said again and again that our history would be different if it had been expressed by us."
'The Pass System' explores dark chapter in Canadian history
The Pass System, a documentary film directed by Alex Williams, explores this dark chapter, still shrouded in secrecy.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report details deaths of 3,201 children in residential schools
Watch the live stream of the findings of the final report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Thousands died in residential schools and thos...
Ten crimes of John A. Macdonald
On January 11 there will be state-sponsored glorifications of John A. Macdonald across Canada, but also Indigenous-led teach-ins about his real legacy. Wilfred Laurier said that "the life of Sir John A. Macdonald...is the history of Canada," and it's true: Macdonald shows us that Canada is built on colonialism and oppression, driven by capitalist expansion, and armed with state violence. Obviously he was not singularly responsible for these policies, many of which began before or continued…
Opinion | Cover-up of residential school crimes a national shame
Ottawa seems more committed to saving money than to achieving justice for residential school survivors.