Links to federal government summaries and narratives of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools

Introduction To assist researchers, we have integrated our identification of Indian Residential Schools that operated in Canada with our account of the federal government’s sporadic release of relevant documents. The Table includes entries for 155 Indian Residential Schools as listed by the Truth and Reconcilation Commission (<a href=”https://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2015/trc/IR4-9-4-2015-eng.pdf”>Final Report, Volume IV: Missing children and unmarked… Continue reading Links to federal government summaries and narratives of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools

Unmarked graves, undisclosed records

“The federal government has turned over all of the records we have for residential schools to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation in Winnipeg.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, October 18, 2021 “Unfortunately, this is not accurate.” National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), October 19, 2021 “I have therefore directed my Department to take all… Continue reading Unmarked graves, undisclosed records

Schools

Selecting “Schools” from the dropdown list of channels to browse, takes the user to the Schools landing page (Figure 1). Now, clicking the link to Coudert Hall (for example) takes us to the school’s landing page. To the left and right of the photograph of Coudert Hall (Figure 2a), we are presented with three categories… Continue reading Schools