Visualizing the operation of Indian Residential Schools by Catholic entities

We have published a dataset of Indian Residential Schools that were operated by Catholic entities in Canada.

We now present different means of visualizing – and thereby highlighting – different aspects of the dataset using Data Driven Documents (D3), a set of free and open tools.

Connecting Catholic entities and Indian Residential Schools

Catholic entities and Indian Residential Schools are connected by many-to-many relationships – that is, many different Catholic entities may be connected to the same Indian Residential School and many Indian Residential Schools may be connected to the same Catholic entity. Force layout diagrams are useful for visualizing these sorts of connections. Our force layout diagram incorporates features from a few online examples:

 


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