Tags : residential schools

Lethbridge Hurricanes partner with Orange Jersey Project

The Lethbridge Hurricanes are partnering up with the Orange Jersey Project to bring awareness of the harms caused by the residential school system. Throughout February, the Canes will wear orange jerseys during warm-ups before each game. Video Journalist Micah Quinn was at the Enmax Centre earlier today and chatted with staff and players about the […]Read More

Sixties Scoop exhibit to be unveiled at Lethbridge College

As part of Truth and Reconciliation week, Lethbridge College is unveiling a new exhibit that will showcase some of the experiences of the Sixties Scoop survivors.  The Manager of Indigenous Services at the College, Lowell Yellowhorn, says this type of exhibit is important as it will educate the students about many on-going past and present […]Read More

Trudeau heckled in Kamloops, B.C.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Kamloops, BC over the weekend marking the one year anniversary of 215 unmarked graves being discovered not far from a former residential school. Trudeau said it was an important time to come together. While the PM was in Kamloops he was greeted by a number of Indigenous people who were […]Read More

Activities at U of L address reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will take place on September 30th. There are events going on at the University of Lethbridge to honour the day and as Micah Quinn explains, to also pay tribute to those who were found in unmarked graves.Read More

U of L to honour residential school victims

Officials at the University of Lethbridge announced they will be recognizing September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This news comes off the heels of Ottawa designating September 30 as a national holiday to honour the victims and survivors of residential schools. The U of L is also planning on implementing a […]Read More

Flag raising honours Métis peoples

Much has been said about the 215 children who were found buried at a former Kamloops residential school. Today, in Lethbridge, members of the Métis nation gathered at City Hall to honour those children. Organizers raised a Métis flag to signify the importance of recognizing the Métis people as a sovereign nation. Dr. Adam Browning, […]Read More

Ceremony of support for residential school victims

The University of Lethbridge held a ceremony today to honour the memory of the 215 school children who were found buried underneath a Kamloops Residential School site. The remains were found by a ground penetrating radar specialist last week. The U of L’s Chancellor, Charles Weaselhead, who is a residential school survivor himself, says the […]Read More