Indian Day School survivor suggests reaching out for healing to begin – Anishinabek News

May 24, 2019

NORTH BAY—Speaking in Cree, a large group of Indian Day School survivors attended the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre to discuss details of the McLean Day School Class-Action Settlement.

George Hughie and Janie Kataquapit presented the public information session on May 13 for Mushkegowuk Cree. They heard many personal stories from attendees.

The Mushkegowuk Cree from the Western James Bay and Hudson’s Bay include Attawapiskat First Nation, Taykwa Tagamou First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Fort Albany First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation, Chapleau Cree First Nation, and Missanabie Cree First Nation.

The North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre offered a similar information session for Temagami First Nation on March 26.

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