The 519 Podcast

Episode 18: Reckoning with residential schools

June 3, 2021

On this episode of the Blackburn News Podcast, host Craig Needles speaks with Indigenous scholar Sara Mai Chitty about the discovery of the remains of 215 children in unmarked graves on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. They talk about the legacy of residential schools and what Canadians need to learn about this country's treatment of Indigenous people. 

More resources can be found here:

http://trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdf

https://oncanadaproject.ca/settlerstakeaction

https://indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.ca/article/history-of-residential-schools/

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