Residential School Resources

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has put forth a set of Calls to Action that apply to nearly every aspect of Canadian life, including education, law, and sport.  Find the Calls to Action here to support your work towards reconciliation. Click here, or on the picture above.


The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation has created a set of powerful resources for working with the topic of Indian Residential Schools and reconciliation for all ages.  Their Teaching Resources include content for those from age 4 to 17, as well as post-secondary, adult and teacher resources. Click here, or on the picture above.


If you’d rather learn by listening, check out the Canadian Encyclopedia’s podcast series on Residential Schools. Remember to vet content before sharing it with students. Click here, or on the picture above.


Where Are The Children is a powerful and heartbreaking resource that chronicles the national tragedy of Indian Residential Schools, and the oppressive government policies that spawned them. Click here, or on the picture above.


The Shattering the Silence e-book, produced by the Project of Heart in Saskatchewan, is another excellent resource. It is also available in French. Click here, or on the picture above.