‘I didn’t get to say goodbye to my dad or my brother Allan, didn’t get to pet my dogs or nothing,’ says Indian residential school survivor
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the Indian residential school system released its final report Dec. 15.
Aboriginal family at the Elkhorn, Manitoba, school. Indian Affairs took the position that once parents enrolled their children in a residential school, only the government could determine when they would be discharged. General Synod Archives, Anglican Church of Canada, P75-103-S8-56.