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Bonnyville Legion unveils monument for children who attended residential schools

Bonnyville Legion unveils monument for children who attended residential schools

On a gloomy afternoon a crowd formed to watch the unveiling of a monument dedicated to every student that was forced to attend one of Canada’s 139 Indian Residential Schools.
Eden Valley community leader shares knowledge

Eden Valley community leader shares knowledge

“I would like to see more people from our local towns and even the city to learn more about First Nations people, who we are, and our beliefs."
Calling Lake honours lost children and survivors of residential schools

Calling Lake honours lost children and survivors of residential schools

Student walk the previous day was ruined by man hurling racial slurs
PHOTOS: Hundreds attend National Day for Truth and Reconciliation walk

PHOTOS: Hundreds attend National Day for Truth and Reconciliation walk

PHOTOS: Hundreds attend National Day for Truth and Reconciliation walk
Young Spirit engages students at Notre Dame High School for Orange Shirt Day

Young Spirit engages students at Notre Dame High School for Orange Shirt Day

Students at École Notre Dame High School celebrated Orange Shirt Day a day early.
Sept 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Walk

Sept 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Walk

St. Albert students celebrate Day for Truth and Reconciliation

St. Albert students celebrate Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Week of action highlights Indigenous culture
Okotoks marks first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Okotoks marks first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

The day was established to honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities as one of the 94 calls to action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters

A conversation about residential schools and healing.
Ceremony in Morley honours Residential School survivors

Ceremony in Morley honours Residential School survivors

“It has a very deep impact on how you raise your children. We were never taught affection, we were never taught to say I love you, we were never told by anybody that we were loved. It was all, every day, degrading comments. No matter what we did there was always something wrong with us, and that has deeply affected Residential School survivors.”