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ILO PD Lunch and Learn - Residential Schools: "A National Crime"
Wed, 23 November 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST
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Sessions open to Confederation College Support Staff, Faculty and Administration only.
Facilitator: Cathy McRae, ILO Officer
In 1922, “The Story of a National Crime” was published by Dr. P.H. Bryce. This publication not only exposed poor conditions in residential schools, but also detailed how the government was covering up information regarding the health of Indigenous students, creating what Bryce calls a “criminal disregard for treaty pledges”. So why did it take another forty years for these schools to begin shutting down? This workshop gives an overview of the residential school system and details four individual stories from the residential school era, in order to better understand residential school experiences.
Please bring your lunch and join us.
ILO 2, 3, 5, 6
Indigenous Learning Outcomes Professional Development Session: Professional development (PD) opportunities focusing on Indigenous history and contemporary issues in Canada will be offered throughout the 2016-2017 academic year. A mixture of workshops, seminars, case studies and group discussions on a variety of topics including treaties, residential schools, the 1990 Oka Crisis, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and more will be covered. Each session is linked to at least four Indigenous Learning Outcomes. All sessions led by Cathy McRae, ILO Officer. Sessions count towards earning your Indigenous Learning Outcomes badge. Sessions are held in the Library Instruction Room (Shuniah 226). ALL staff welcome. Visit http://confederationcollege.ca/ilo/pd for more info!
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