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Toronto Star: Documents reveal inside story of national library’s mad dash to clean up website after Star exposed ‘offensive’ content

Several recommendations by Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre Academic Director, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, including a publicly funded national Indigenous archives as well as an external review of how the National Library and Archives presents information.

CBC: 1 year after review of anti-Indigenous racism in B.C. health care, author says little progress has been made

Report on Statement issued by Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre Academic Director, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, about the one-year anniversary of the In Plain Sight Report.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, receives Order of Canada

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, receives Order of Canada

For her ongoing commitment to improving the child welfare system and supports for Indigenous people in British Columbia.

Statement about the event planned for November 17

November 12, 2021 The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre fully supports and concurs with the President’s condemnation of and call to cancel the event, planned to take place on Tuesday November 17, which purports to deliver an honest conversation about Canadian residential schools and mass graves. The truths of the residential school system […]

Statement in Support of a National Inquiry into the Sixties Scoop

The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) joins the call by the 60’s Scoop Legacy of Canada, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) for a national inquiry into the Sixties Scoop and ongoing removal of Indigenous children from their homes and communities.