Contributions

Brody – Bowness High School

Submitted By: Brody

From what I understand about Residential schools in Canada, is that they took aboriginal children away from their families and cultures and sent them to these schools where the state tried to get rid of their identity. This was an injustice that may never be forgiven, especially since the last one closed just 18 years ago. The legacy of these schools has spawned intergenerational trauma, after the survivors tried to escape their pasts. The residential schools had an impact on that generation [...]

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Ian Huang – BOWNESS HIGH SCHOOL

Submitted By: Ian Huang

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Julia – Bowness High School

Submitted By: Julia

There is always a way to move on, but it takes a person to understand in order to move on.

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Chris Cutler – Community Builder

Submitted By: Chris Cutler

I am a Non Native woman ,a Community Builder who embraces Truth and Reconciliation in the Truest sense .I am continuing to Learn and Listen and am very aware of the ongoing impacts of Residential Schools and Intergenerational trauma. I wish you to know that I will continue to live out reparation and hold the Canadian Government and the Canadian people to their Commitment to Healing .I know that it will be many generations before Healing will be fully possible. I am truly sorry for what has an [...]

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Marissa – St. Pius X

Submitted By: Marissa

The Residential Schools in Canada was a horrible way to try to assimilate young children to Canadian customs and they should of been treated better, not to try to “kill the Indian in the child”. They should of at least asked permission to take the children, not to do it without their permission. IMG_09591[1]

 

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