Exhibit: Where Are the Children?

“Where are the Children?  Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools” is an online exhibit of photographs largely from public and church archival collections, compiled in the hope that it will bring healing and restore balance in Aboriginal communities by encouraging children to ask, and parents to answer, important questions about their family histories. How … Continue reading Exhibit: Where Are the Children?

On the frontlines: Q+A with Counselor Ursula Carus

Ursula Carus is an aboriginal woman from the Siksika First Nation in Alberta.  She is currently a Counselor and Mental Health Team Lead at the Pqusnalhcw Health Centre in Mount Currie. We asked her to share insight into the impact of Indian Residential Schools as part of a special awareness raising effort for Reconciliation Week. … Continue reading On the frontlines: Q+A with Counselor Ursula Carus

Join Together in Reconciliation: Announcing the first Reconciliation Week, September 16-22 2013

For more than 120 years, thousands of Aboriginal children in British Columbia – some as young as 4 years old – were sent to Indian Residential Schools funded by the federal government and run by the churches. Lil’wat children were taken to St. Joseph’s Mission at Williams Lake, St. Mary’s Indian Residential School in Mission, … Continue reading Join Together in Reconciliation: Announcing the first Reconciliation Week, September 16-22 2013