This film might be difficult to watch, but it's "potentially transformational", says Chelsea Vowel. The revenge tale set in the residential schools era is a work of fiction, but every single event portrayed has happened in Canada's indigenous communities.
The last residential school in Canada, White Calf Collegiate, (in Lebret, Saskatchewan) closed in In a settlement was offered to former students. Why is it difficult for First Nations today to obtain settlements/reparations? What are some barriers?
'Our history is not always good': Heritage Minute explores Indian residential schools