“On Friday, April 28th, York University Libraries will be running the event,
“Indian” Residential Schools: Can truth lead to reconciliation?”, in
response to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s “Calls to Action”.
York scholars, Bonita Lawrence and Celia Haig-Brown,
will speak on the history and legacy of “Indian”
residential schools in Canada, 10:00am-12:00pm.
In the afternoon, Tunchai Redvers, a member of the Dene First
Nations, and co-founder of We Matter, will speak on
young people’s role in truth-seeking and
The event will be held in the Collaboratory, 2nd Floor
Scott Library. This event has been made possible by funding from the
“Indigenzing the University” and “Canada 150″ initiatives.
This event is free and all are welcome.”