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CBC: Pope accepts invitation to Canada to meet with Indigenous groups, Vatican says

IRSHDC Academic Director, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, comments on Pope’s proposed visit with Indigenous groups

UBC Connects with Michelle Good

UBC Connects with Michelle Good

Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Education through dialogue: the human cost of colonialism

CBC: N.B. employees told to stop making Indigenous title acknowledgments, but won’t face repercussions if they do

IRSHDC Academic Director, Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, comments on the Indigenous title acknowledgements order by New Brunswick.

Upcoming Dialogue “Decolonizing Wellness: Indigenous Women’s Perspectives on Healthcare”

Upcoming Dialogue “Decolonizing Wellness: Indigenous Women’s Perspectives on Healthcare”

A half-day dialogue to review the In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care report findings and recommendations.

CBC: Residential school survivors frustrated Wilson-Raybould not consulted on scrapping of 2015 compensation appeal

IRSHDC Academic Director, Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, quoted in article about residential school survivors’ response to lack of Consultation with then-Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould.

CBC: Wilson-Raybould wasn’t consulted on freeing Catholic Church from residential school compensation deal: source

IRSHDC Academic Director, Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, questions government’s lack of Consultation with then-Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould.

NPR: Communities plan to search for more Indigenous children’s remains in Canada

IRSHDC Academic Director, Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, says technology has validated and corroborated what the testimonies and residential school survivors said.

Globe & Mail: How the Catholic Church was freed from obligation to residential school survivors

IRSHDC Academic Director, Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, comments on the records for a campaign filed by the Catholic Church to be released from the obligation to pay millions owed to residential school survivors.