Tag Archives: Residential Schools

Reconciliation Canada and Walk for Reconciliation

Reconciliation Canada is an organization dedicated to promoting dialogue and developing relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples towards the goal of building sustainable communities.  Inspired by the work of Gwawaenuk  Elder and Chief Robert Joseph, the initiative encourages individuals and … Continue reading

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Project of Heart

Project of Heart is an award-winning educational project designed for school, community, multi-cultural or faith-based groups to understand the history of Indian residential schools and to build respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.  The six-step process takes learners through … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Government Policy

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia provides valuable information and historical overviews of Government Policy regarding Indigenous peoples in Canada. Historical accounts of topics including: The Indian Act, Reserves, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, The Residential … Continue reading

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United Church “Reconciliation: What Does It Mean to Us?” Workshop

This workshop was created by the United Church Committee on Indigenous Justice and Residential Schools for use by United Church Faith Communities. The workshop aims to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s question for all Canadians: “What does reconciliation … Continue reading

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McGill University- Aboriginal Human Rights Initiatives

McGill’s Human Rights Centre has a specialized focus on Aboriginal rights and issues in Canada. The Centre cites the mandate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and works collectively to contribute to the topic noting, “that residential schools are part … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools

Launched at the National Archives of Canada in 2001, “Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools” is an exhibition that has toured all over Canada. As stated on the website, “the exhibition consists of 118 framed … Continue reading

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University of Manitoba: National Research Centre on Residential Schools

As per its mandate, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) has established a permanent National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, to ensure the work and legacy of the commission carries on after its five-year mandate is complete. … Continue reading

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Learning First Peoples Classroom Resources

The Learning First Peoples Initiative is a joint venture of the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and the First Nations Schools Association (FNSA), with the support of the British Columbia Ministry of Education, and was borne out of the First … Continue reading

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British Columbia: Residential Schools and Reconciliation Workshops

This initiative was created by the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), an organization committed to improving First Nations education in British Columbia, and the First Nations Schools Association (FNSA), a non-profit organization serving the First Nations community schools of … Continue reading

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Presbytarian Church of Canada: Healing and Reconciliation Seed Fund

The Healing and Reconciliation Seed Fund was created by the Presbyterian Church of Canada (PCC) in the year 2006, as a way to support projects that encourage relationship building between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Presbyterians. The project envisions neighbors (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) … Continue reading

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