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IRSRC marks Aboriginal Awareness Week

As part of Aboriginal Awareness Week, Project of Heart held a workshop for employees at Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada (IRSRC) and representatives from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Embracing the POH initiative, participants had positive comments on the workshop experience: “I learned that Canadians do care about history and how it informs the present” and “it would be great to see this in my son’s school” were typical of the responses the demonstration elicited.

Ottawa Educators

ParticipantsEducators from the Ottawa area came together on May 10th to participate in Project of Heart. and learn about the impact of Indian Residential Schooling on various Indigenous communities in Ontario.

At the end of the day, Residential school survivor Greta Neepin arrived to smudge the participants and the decorated tiles.