Monday, May 5, 2014

Truth and Reconciliation | The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

An interview with Justice Murray Sinclair on the TRC
"There is no easy way of talking about this part of Canada's legacy. For more than a century, we sent children as young as five to residential schools - 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis children who had no control over their lives, and whose parents were required by law to send them away. Children were housed in gender-segregated dorms in schools, isolated from their families.  They were often victimized by the Christian clergy who ran the schools."