From irsi.aboriginal.ubc.ca: “The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada was established to gather testimony on survivors’ experiences of the Indian Residential Schools. From the 18th to the 21st of September 2013, the Commission will be conducting the last of its west coast National Events in Vancouver. UBC has taken the extraordinary step of suspending classes […]
The National Film Board of Canada will be conducting an online workshop on October 17 for educators, “A Journey to Reconciliation: Understanding Canada’s Residential School System,” based on the film “We Were Children” by Tim Wolochatiuk. Click here to learn more. Click here to go to the film.
Indigenous Foundations, created by the UBC First Nations Studies Program, provides concise information on Aboriginal topics, including the Indian Residential Schools, and has a complete video record of UBC’s Nov 1, 2011 IRS Dialogue–an excellent introduction to this topic.
Xwi7xwa Library’s collections include extensive materials related to the Indian Residential School System in Canada and Xwi7xwa librarians have produced a research guide that can help you to access relevant materials at Xwi7xwa and beyond.
On November 1, 2011 the UBC First Nations House of Learning, in collaboration with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society, hosted a day-long event addressing the history and legacy of the Indian Residential Schools…
The Museum of Anthropology offers teaching kits, panel exhibits, and guided studies for use in the classroom. The Residential School Kit is intended for students in Grades 10-12 and was developed in conjunction with the Residential School Survivor Society, the Legacy of Hope Foundation, and the Aboriginal Healing Foundation.
Reconciliation Canada is the vision of Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Gwawaenuk Tribal Elder. This charitable project is a collaboration between the Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) and Tides Canada Initiatives Society (TCI).
Working with Residential School history can be very stressful. If you encounter distress, resources are available. Please click here to learn more or call 1-866-925-4419 to access the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line.