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Truth and Reconciliation: The Legacy of Residential Schools in Canada

Catalogue Number:  LM0007
Producer:  LeMay Media
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Politics, Canadian Social Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  30:00
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $159.00
3yr Stream Price :  $159.00
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This program examines the history, legacy and current impacts of the Residential School experience in Canada. From the establishment of the early Residential Schools to the work of the Trusth and Reconciliation Commission, this film shines a light into this dark chapter of Canadian history.  

Written and directed by multiple award winning Métis filmmaker Matt LeMay, this poignant documentary features interviews with Phil Fontaine, Shawn Atleo, Dr. Marie Wilson, Dr. Mike Degagne, and Martha Marsden.



An official selection at the 2016 Canada International Film Festival 

ERAC - approved resource in British Columbia

Recommended by Alberta Education: First Nation, Métis and Inuit Department




"Lemay's documentary can go a long way in helping students understand that the history of residential schools cannot be relegated to the past." - Resource Links, 2017




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