Archives: Indian Residential School
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Truth & Reconciliation: #Myreconciliationincludes
By Kim Matheson, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University This week the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada will be releasing its final report. This report details the statements provided by Survivors, staff, and honorary witnesses describing the experiences of over 150,000 First Nations, Inuit, and Metis children who...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
From Colonialism to Candor: The Indian Residential Schools
By Parnell Davis MacNevin & Amy Bombay, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University On Wednesday, June 11 2008, Prime Minister Stephan Harper stepped up to a podium in Ottawa and delivered a long overdue speech. In this speech he acknowledged and apologized for the wrongdoings Canada openly committed against Aboriginal peoples for over 100...