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Summary Report – Montreal National Gathering

It has been my ongoing honour to be the Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools. As the Independent Special Interlocutor, I continue to prioritize hearing from Survivors, their families, and Indigenous communities searching for the children that were never returned home from Indian Residential […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202432 Views

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PIPSC collaborates with Know History to acknowledge its role in Canada’s colonial past and steps towards reconciliation

Montreal, November 28, 2023 – On the third day of its national convention, PIPSC presented the findings of a comprehensive study aimed at understanding and contextualizing the union’s involvement in colonial institutions, policies, and programs that have adversely affected Indigenous peoples. Over two years, Know History‘s experts have meticulously researched PIPSC’s history, uncovering the union’s […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 202359 Views

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Musée de la civilisation Marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by Unveiling the Witness Blanket a Powerful Work of Art

QUÉBEC, – A damaged shoe. Braids of hair. A hockey trophy. A wooden door. A black-and-white photograph. A fragment of stained glass. Far from ordinary, these items are silent witnesses of the residential school era and are part of the 800 pieces that make up the Witness Blanket, the masterful work created by master carver […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202285 Views

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Orange lights on crosses honor Residential School Children

(Kahnawake – 29, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that orange lights have been installed by Public Works on the two crosses at either end of the village area on the Old Malone Highway. The lights honor children who attended Residential School and, especially, those who never returned home […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2022209 Views

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MCK: Crosswalks to commemorate Residential School Children

(Kahnawake – 28, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that the Public Works Unit will be painting several crosswalks today to commemorate children who attended Residential School and, especially, those that never returned home. A special orange feather design, created by local artist Wyler Diome-Montour, will be painted at […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2022190 Views

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Kahnawake honors Residential School victims and survivors on Friday, September 30th

(Kahnawake – 28, Seskehkó:wa/September 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to remind the public that the community will be observing Friday’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a time of reflection to honor the memory of the victims lost and those affected by the Residential School system. This federal statutory holiday was observed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202293 Views

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: UQAT marks the day with concrete actions

Rouyn-Noranda, September 27, 2022 – The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) marks the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in a variety of ways, but especially by taking concrete action with the university and Quebec community. Reconciliation with First Peoples requires education and, since its creation, UQAT has been actively involved and has […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2022113 Views

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National Film Board of Canada events across Canada commemorate Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022

From: National Film Board September 21, 2022 The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is marking this year’s Truth and Reconciliation Week with interactive, virtual and in-person events to bring Canadians closer to Indigenous culture, history and its diverse people. From Toronto to Winnipeg to Vancouver, the events will be hosted by the NFB Education […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2022105 Views

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Canada shares Residential School documents with National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 2022273 Views

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