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Residential school documents to be publicly available for first time

Published: November  03, 2015 - Added: November  05, 2015 - Publication: The Globe and Mail

Link http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/residential-school-documents-to-be-publicly-available-for-first-time/article27075555/

Tens of thousands of records amassed during various stages of the settlement process with the survivors of Indian residential schools will be released to the public for the first time this week – shedding further light on a long and often brutal attempt by the government at forced assimilation.
 
The documents will be available online Wednesday at the end of the two-day official opening of the National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, which is located at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. They are just a small fraction of the millions of records the centre now possesses about the schools where physical, sexual and emotional abuse was rampant.

Terabytes of testimony: Digital database of residential school stories opens to the public

Published: November  01, 2015 - Added: November  05, 2015 - Publication: CBC

Link http://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/opportunities-for-reconciliation-pop-up-in-unexpected-places-1.3294030/terabytes-of-testimony-digital-database-of-residential-school-stories-opens-to-the-public-1.3296657

After travelling Canada for seven years, gathering witness accounts of Indian residential schools, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has written its final report.
 
But sharing that work with the rest of Canada is just beginning.

Residential schools archive trying to balance survivor privacy, public education

Published: November  01, 2015 - Added: November  05, 2015 - Publication: Global News

Link http://globalnews.ca/news/2311698/residential-schools-archive-trying-to-balance-survivor-privacy-public-education/

WINNIPEG – An archive housing the national memory of residential schools is set to open its doors, but must balance concerns from survivors with educating the public about one of the darkest chapters in Canadian history.

Archive on residential schools opening in Winnipeg

Published: November  03, 2015 - Added: November  05, 2015 - Publication: Metro News

Link http://www.metronews.ca/news/winnipeg/2015/11/03/archive-on-residential-schools-opening-in-winnipeg.html

A centre that houses statements from residential school survivors is about to open its doors in Winnipeg.
 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba will be home to millions of records, including statements from survivors, photos, videos and government documents and records that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) collected.
 
Opening ceremonies start on Tuesday at the NCTR on the University of Manitoba campus. The archives will officially be open to the public on Wednesday at 3 p.m. and can be accessed at www.nctr.ca.