Video: Visit Residential Schools

A MUST-SEE VIDEO from Charlene Bearhead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation as she tours residential schools, listens to survivors and displays of the school project called 'Project of Heart'. 

These program are dedicated to the education of Canadians on the history and legacy of First Nations residential schools.

Duration:  17:52 minutes

100 Years of Lost: Exhibition

Download the free app from the Legacy of Hope - 100 year of loss exhibition DOWNLOAD HERE 

Or visit their website to learn more about their edu-kit and online resources such as timeline maps, videos from survivors and resources for educators.

These resources as well as survivors videos can be found in student section of this website for students and educators to listen to stories from survivors and learn about the Legacy of Hope.

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Woodland Cultural Centre

Visit Canada's first residential school the Mohawk Institute in Brantford, Ontario where free guided tours re-tell the stories of the residential school 160 year era. 

Now the Woodland Cultural Centre, the centre was established in 1972 under the direction of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians upon the closure of the Mohawk Institute Residential School. The Centre now includes art, cultural programming and tours of the former school house.

The Survivors Speak

The following document from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has publicized nearly 7,000 stories from survivors of the Residential School System. Read their testimonies here:

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Video: Stolen Children

The National follows how Residential Schools affected survivors and their children and grandchildren.

Warning this video contains content that may be disturbing to some audiences. View discretion is advised.