Indian Residential Schools


Remembering lost children

Representatives from Aboriginal communities in central Alberta gathered together to honour the dead children from a residential school that closed its doors over 60 years ago.


Residential school apology rare ‘consensus’ moment during centralized, secretive Harper minority rule: U.S. diplomatic cable

When an “instinctively combative” Stephen Harper reached across party lines to deliver the historic apology to Indian residential school survivors, it marked a rare moment when he attempted “consensus” during a centralized and secretive minority rule, according to a blunt assessment contained in a “secret” U.S. diplomatic cable obtained by APTN National News.


TRC faces travel cost questions

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s second national event is approaching. The week-long gathering is taking place this June in Inuvik, NWT. Over 1,000 residential school survivors and their families are expected to attend.