Residential Schools

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Cover Page: They Came For The Children

The history of residential schools that operated in Canada for 100 years is a sad reality of Canada and the impacts that it had on the survivors who attended the schools and the families, communities, culture and identity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. The following links are sensitive and provide historical and current perspectives and moving towards reconciliation. Professional resources were also developed and hard copies could be ordered online through the respective website.

Where are the Children?

(available in PDF)

Inuit residential school experience

(available in PDF)

Metis residential school experience

(available in PDF)

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: They Came for the Children

(available in PDF)

Shinguwak Virtual Tour

Updated: February 16, 2022 — 10:48 am
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