Government takes over residential schools from churches in 1969

Warning: This video contains distressing details. Sweeping changes are on the way in 1969 as church authorities relinquish control of the residential schools they’ve run for decades, reports Craig Oliver. Aired May 1, 1969 on CBC News. About 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children were forced to attend the government-funded residential schools from the […]

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