These are actual tiny child handcuffs used by the U. government to restrain captured Native American children and drag them away from their families to send them to the Indian boarding schools. This is sad.
Residential school survivor Lorna Standingready is comforted by a fellow survivor in the audience during the closing ceremony of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission, at Rideau Hall, June
Residential school art discovery depicts survival of students’ spirit
A collection of 47 paintings created by children at the Alberni Indian Residential School, shown on March was recently discovered during a University of Victoria field studies class. (CHAD HIPOLITO FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)