This film might be difficult to watch, but it's "potentially transformational", says Chelsea Vowel. The revenge tale set in the 70s residential schools era is a work of fiction, but every single event portrayed has happened in Canada's indigenous communities.

Why every Canadian should watch Rhymes for Young Ghouls

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.

After 6 yrs, $60 million, 6000 testimonies from Residential school survivors, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases its report today... How should the Canadian public participate in reconciliation?

Truth and Reconciliation: Not an aboriginal problem, a Canadian one

Female students and a nun pose in a classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, Manitoba in a February 1940 archive photo.

Truth and Indignation: Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools

Truth and indignation : Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools / Ronald Niezen. Location:FNUNIV Regina Call Number: E 2013

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission report describes how residential school survivors were ripped from their homes and family

At least 6,000 children died in residential schools, TRC chair says

Residential schools findings point to 'cultural genocide,' commission chair says Final report from Truth and Reconciliation Commission to be released June 2

Canada's residential school story to be taught in classrooms this fall - Edmonton - CBC News

Canada's residential school story to be taught in classrooms this fall

Landmark report reveals school system’s brutal attempt to assimilate thousands of native children for more than a century and gives voice to survivors

Revealing Truth for Child and Family Justice: Mass Graves of Residential School Children Identified

Here is a list of 10 Terrifying Truths about Canadian Residential Schools. This residential school system was developed to kill the Indian in the child.

Secret Path, Book by Gord Downie (Paperback) | chapters.indigo.ca

Secret Path

Secret Path by Gord Downie & Jeff Lemire… from Simon & Schuster … Secret Path is a ten song album by Gord Downie with a graphic novel by illustrator Jeff Lemire that tells the story of Chanie.

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