Students at Langley Fine Arts in First Nations 12 class with their teacher creating J4IW witness pieces that they gave as gifts to share what they learned about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools.
Students from three Langley schools presented Project of Heart to the Indian Residential School Adjudication Secretariat on December 4th in Vancouver to share about the importance of all students learning about Canada’s true history. Josette Dandurand and Cecelia Reekie were also invited to share their stories about the legacy of residential schools.
BCTF staff celebrate Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis’s account of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away Continue reading BCTF Orange Shirt Day