‘It’s like renewing our vow’: Murray Sinclair says it will take a while to figure out Sept. 30 but we shouldn’t give up – APTN News

Former chair of the TRC says reconciliation if for Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians to work through.

It’s been nearly six years since Murray Sinclair stood in Ottawa and delivered the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

For the first time, the experiences of First Nation, Inuit and Métis Peoples who went through residential school system, a chain of institutions disguised as schools to assimilate Indigenous children into mainstream Canadian society, was released to the public.

The report documents the loneliness, the abuse and the strangeness of walking into a place where their language and culture was forbidden.

The TRC issued 94 calls to action to every segment of Canadian society in the hopes that this never happens again.

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