The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was observed with flag raising, Every Child Matters walk and stories of suffering, survival and grit

This year’s event was especially important in light of the thousands of new unmarked graves found in Saskatchewan and the rest of Canada.

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My children will never go to residential school. Elder Baldwin’s mother pledged. (Shining Water ep2)

In the wake of the George Floyd protest, Washington Redskins, an American football team, dropped “redskins” from the name after major advertisers threatened to cut ties.  Greg Dumoulin, a staff…

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Barrie Native Friendship Centre Launches Podcast to Share Indigenous Stories and Experiences

Other hosts were happy to listen to Baldwin share her stories - from her childhood on the reserve to moving to Toronto because her mother was afraid that her children would be taken to the residential school and the founding of the Centre.

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