We Were Children
Warning: this film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences 16 years of age and older. Parental discretion, and/or watching this film within a group setting, is strongly advised. If you need counselling support, please contact Health Canada. In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years. As young children, Lyna and Glen were…
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Residential Schools - A Photo History - La Tuque Residential School's hockey team at a tournament held during the Quebec Winter Carnival in 1967.