The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre is located on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam people).

  • Orange Shirt Day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    September 30, 2021

    Every year on September 30th, people across Canada wear orange and participate in Orange Shirt Day events to recognize and raise awareness about the history and legacies of the residential school system in Canada. 

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  • Kamloops Residential School

    Records of the school

    Records of the Kamloops Residential School include photographs, administrative documents, books, resources and video recordings of statements from Survivors of the school.

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  • Kamloops Residential School

    Featured Collection

    This featured collection includes photographs, historical documents, and Survivor testimonies related to the school. Additionally, there is a selection of testimonies from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's regional hearings, which included Survivors from the Kamloops Residential School.

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  • Kamloops Residential School


    The Kamloops Residential School resource list includes links to websites, videos, book titles and government reports.

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  • Kamloops Residential School


    This historical timeline outlines some of the notable events and subjects of interest associated with the Kamloops Residential School.

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