Dr. Wendy Fletcher Speech

Dr. Wendy Fletcher: Ceremonial Opening of UBC Dialogue on the History and Legacy of Indian Residential Schools
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October 31, 2011
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On November 1, 2011, in collaboration with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society, the First Nations House of Learning at UBC hosted a day-long Dialogue on the History and Legacy of the Indian Residential Schools. During the Opening Ceremony Dr. Wendy Fletcher outlines the history of the Indian Residential School System in Canada via legislation, reports and historical actions.

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Foundations of the IRS System (narrative thread)

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This video provides a great introduction to the history of Residential SchoolsCaitlin Donaldson, 3/26/2018