Indian Residential Schools Resources – Reconciliation

Indian Residential Schools – Resources

Reconciliation

Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council – seeks to promote aboriginal peoples’ cultures, studies issues related to aboriginal spirituality and education, and encourages aboriginal leadership.

Reconciliation Canada – founded by Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Gwawaenuk Elder, Reconciliation Canada is a collaborative project between the Indian Residential School Survivor’s Society and Tides Canada Initiatives Society; its mission is to promote reconciliation by engaging Canadians in dialogue that revitalizes the relationships between Aboriginal peoples and all Canadians in order to build resilience.

The Straight: Phil Fontaine’s statement to the pope on residential schools apology.

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE HOLY SEE PRESS Office, April 29, 2009.

“Pope Expresses ‘Sorrow’ For Abuse at Residential Schools,” CBC News, Apr 29, 2009.

Malin Jordan, “Chief Fontaine says Canada’s natives have now moved into a post-apology era,” BC Catholic, June 22, 2009 (ARCHIVED VERSION) – the former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations promotes the Moving Forward Together campaign that he co-chairs with Archbishop James Weisgerber of Winnipeg and Sr. Donna Geernaert, S.C.H. (http://movingforwardtogether.ca).

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