What is Truth & Reconciliation?
Both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day take place on September 30. Do you know the difference? Do you know why?
Canadian Residential School History
Residential Schools and Crown Policies towards Indigenous people.
The Vision of Kukpi7 Fred Robbins
Chief Fred Robbins had a vision of indigenous and non-indigenous coming together for truth and reconciliation. He discusses the impact of being a residential school survivor.
"Introduction to Etuaptmumk:Two-Eyed Seeing"
Atlantic Residential School History
There were two residential schools in Atlantic Canada. The first in Sussex Vale, New Brunswick, (1787 to 1826). Only the second, the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School (1930-1967), operated by the government of Canada.
Additional Online Resources
The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools by Theodore Fontaine
The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad
Several Canadian universities offer courses on Indigenous history and residential schools, which are available for free: