Residential/Boarding schools and their inflicted wounds, a road to awarenes and healing: Orange Shirt Day / Facebook post, Noisy Waters Northwest


September 30, 2016  Noisy Waters Northwest

“It’s said that our greatest sufferings can bring about our greatest triumphs. Forty years later, Phyllis [Webstab] spearheaded the Orange Shirt Day movement to raise awareness about crimes committed against aboriginal children between 1931 and 1996 in the residential school system, and to promote healing.” – Gerry Chidiac, “Healing the scars left by residential schools”

If Orange Shirt Day is new to you, here is some related information to get you up to speed:
Recommended reading about residential schools for kids…/community-recommended-reading-ab…/
Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters Facebook Page
Safe and Caring Schools & Communities Facebook Page
Healing the scars left by residential schools…/orange-shirt-day-scars-resident…/
Boarding Schools / Struggling with Cultural Repression…/chapter3.html
Soul Wound: The Legacy of Native American Schools


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