Exhibits at Galt raise awareness on residential school history

The Galt Museum hosted the visit of Legacy of Hope Foundation board president Adam North Peigan on Friday coinciding with the Escaping Residential Schools: Running for their Lives exhibit. The occasion also featured Apooyak’ii / Tiffany Prete who is guest curator of Stolen Kainai Children: Stories of Survival exhibit…

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‘No one will ever take my grandchildren again, ever’: Gathering hears from residential school survivors

On the second day of the National Gathering on Unmarked Burials in Iqaluit, survivors of residential schools and tuberculosis sanitoriums shared their stories and the pain and uncertainty of not knowing where their family members are buried. The conference, at the Aqsarniit hotel, is bringing together representatives from…

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Community calling on Justin Trudeau to visit former residential school site

Community leaders of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit their community, following the discovery of the remains of a child at a former residential school site…

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Grave excavation at former Northern Alberta residential school planned this summer

An investigative team plans to dig up what they believe is a mass grave this summer in Saddle Lake to give residential school students they suspect are in it proper burials.Members of the Acimowin Opaspiw Society gave an  update at the River Cree Resort in Enoch Cree Nation Jan. 24 of their investigation into students who…

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