Why Our Kids Need to Learn About Residential Schools

On how Canadians and parents in particular, need to first educate themselves, and then their children on Residential Schools: Canada’s cultural genocide. As a nation, we need to learn the individual stories of people like Phyllis Webstad, Gladys Chapman, and Chanie Wenjack, and about how the government partnered with the Catholic church to remove Indigenous children from their families in a bid to “take the Indian out of the child.”

Source: Maclean’s
Published: May 15, 2018
Length: 8 minutes (2,167 words)