Truth & Reconciliation Commission – Resources for Parishes & Individuals

Truth & Reconciliation Commission Findings  –  Calls_to_Action_English2

A Knock on the Door – The Essential History of Residential Schools – from the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada

For more information  click here:  A Knock on the Door NBA

University of Manitoba – National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation – http://umanitoba.ca/nctr/

University of Manitoba – Department of Native Studies – Colloquium Winter 2016

Bishop’s Annual Dinner – October 22, 2016 – Justice Murray Sinclair

20 minute history of Canada and the Indian Residential School system. To provide historical context and intended as a prequel to the video Murray Sinclair Truth and Reconciliation    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-28Z93hCOI

In this video (Part 1 of 2) Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair, Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada, provides background on the history of residential schools and the work of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC.ca). Justice Sinclair highlights the need to teach the history and intergenerational impact of residential schools and our shared responsibility to forge a new relationship of mutual respect and trust.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxDf_rejKiQ

In this video (Part 2 of 2) Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair, Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada, provides background on the history of residential schools and the work of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC.ca). Justice Sinclair highlights the need to teach the history and intergenerational impact of residential schools and our shared responsibility to forge a new relationship of mutual respect and trust.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z88svrT40k8

A paper on the importance of an apology.

http://www.united-church.ca/files/aboriginal/schools/resources/importance.pdf

an analysis of Church apologies for their role in IRS.

http://web.uvic.ca/psyc/bavelas/2004ChurchApol.pdf

an analysis of large scale, or national apologies.

http://www.centrepeaceconflictstudies.org/wp-content/uploads/National_Apologies.pdf

 

Websites with resources for Bible Study & Reconciliation 

https://bible.org/seriespage/lesson-74-key-reconciliation-genesis-451-15

http://clients.squareeye.net/uploads/anglican/documents/peaceandreconciliation.pdf

http://www.clsnet.org/document.doc?id=62

http://nctr.ca/educators.php

http://nctr.ca/assets/reports/Final%20Reports/Principles_English_Web.pdf