Native Mi'kmaq Isabelle Knockwood, at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada national event, Halifax, 2011
About or nearly half of the former students who applied for Common Experience Payment under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement .
'My little residential school suitcase'
Students listen to Mik’maq drummers. Photo: Marites N.
Archbishop John Privett, bishop of the diocese of Kootenay and metropolitan (senior bishop) of the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and the Yukon,.
The first thing one notices upon entering the room is a small wooden tree standing against a blown up image of a group of native children staring glumly at t.
In Marcel Petiquay was a joyful little boy of six when he was sent to Amos Indian Residential School, a Roman Catholic-run boarding school in Amos, Que.
Anglican Journal: Second national Truth and Reconciliation event opens in Inuvik
Churches offer prayer shawls to survivors – Anglican Journal
One by one they came, in cedar dugout and fibreglass replica canoes bearing names such as Soaring Eagle, Dancing Serpent and The Singing Coho, with corresponding images carved out in the distinctive, bold black and red colours of Haida art.
Holocaust survivor offers message of hope
Jillian Harris survived a harrowing experience at St. Mary’s Indian residential school in Mission, B., which she began attending when she was Today, sh.
Church offers 'expressions of reconciliation'
Former Governor General MichaëlleJean on April 24 urged young Canadians to take an active part in thework of healing and reconciliation between Canada's aboriginal andnon-aboriginal people.
Genocide survivor tells former students: ‘You’re not alone’