The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which gathered witness testimonies from 7,000 residential school survivors and their families beginning in 2009, wrapped up May 31 to June 3, 2015. The commission, funded by survivor's compensation money, aims to address the suffering of survivors but also educate the Canadian public about residential schools.
In This Series
Residential school survivors rebuild through small acts of hope and resistance. First of two.
For residential school survivors, quiet power in daily tasks.