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Statement on Unmarked Graves at the Former Kuper Island Residential School Site

The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC is troubled by the recent finding of over 160 unmarked graves by the Penelakut Tribe. The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC is troubled by the recent finding of over 160 unmarked graves by the Penelakut Tribe, in the area […]

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe) Statement Congratulating Cowessess First Nation

Cowessess First Nation has made history by asserting their jurisdiction over child and family services.

Statement Congratulating Mary Simon on her historic appointment as Governor General

The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC sends a heartfelt congratulations to Mary Simon on her historic appointment as Governor General of Canada.

Saskatchewan Roman Catholic bishops announced plans to revive fundraising efforts for residential school survivors. It's unclear whether they'll pause the $17-million fundraising campaign for renovations to Regina's Holy Rosary Cathedral (above) while the survivor funds are raised, as some have demanded. (Richard Agecoutay/CBC)

CBC: Sask. Catholic bishops resurrect fundraising campaign for residential school survivors

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to CBC News about the Catholic Church in Saskatchewan and their fundraising campaign.