Canadian’native population’ abuse

Just sent the PBS link below, to Paul for Frances’ niece who is a big advocate for native Americans/First Nations. The content reminded me closely of the comments we heard on PEI in 2015 when we visited a reservation and its small museum. Churches once again figure highly in the stories.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/canada-native-residential-schools/

Will be worth opening and reading again at a later date.

ELWOOD FRIDAY, St. Phillips Indian Residential School, 1951-1953. “I’ve never told anyone what went on there. It’s shameful. I am ashamed. I’ll never tell anyone, and I’ve done everything to try to forget.”

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