You may also want to visit the Child Welfare Systems page.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada reports
This page gives access to the full text (download as PDFs) of the TRC's reports, including the Final Report (6 volumes over 7 books), released in December, 2015.
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation - research database
This site give access to a database of archival records related to the operation of individual residential schools and the Indian Residential Schools System, as well as to the activities of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Visit the Centre's homepage here.
They Came for the Children. Canada, Aboriginal Peoples and Residential Schools - The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
"What is reconciliation?" - Justice Murray Sinclair [below]
"Ahead of the TRC Closing Event: some of #MyReconciliationIncludes - Storify, mworoniak
A list of just some of the Tweets sent with the #MyReconciliationIncludes hashtag in the days before the Truth and Reconciliation of Commission of Canada's Closing Event, May 31-June 3, 2015.
“A history of residential schools in Canada” – CBC
Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience - Legacy of Hope Foundation
From Truth to Reconciliation Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools - Marlene Brant Castellano Linda Archibald Mike DeGagné, Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Aboriginal Healing Foundation publications list
To know the horror behind Truth and Reconciliation, read this letter - Bernie Farber
This article highlights a letter written in 1965 by Russell Moses describing his experience at the Mohawk Institute Residential Schools (often referred to as "The Mush hole". You can read the letter here.
"Digital Stories: First Nations Women Explore the Legacy of Residential Schools" - Prairie Women's Health Centre Excellence [videos]
"Nidibaajimomin" Intergenerational Digital Storytelling on the Legacy of Residential Schools [video]
Secret Path - an album, graphic novel and film (with Jeff Lemire) by Gord Downie
"Gord Downie began Secret Path as ten poems incited by the story of Chanie Wenjack, a twelve year-old boy who died fifty years ago on October 22, 1966, in flight from the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School near Kenora, Ontario, walking home to the family he was taken from over 400 miles away."
[below] Watch Secret Path the film and a panel discussion with Ry Moran, Tasha Hubbard and Jesse Wente.