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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation News Archive

Statements in Response to Vandalism at NCTR

August 14, 2019 — 
"I am deeply troubled to learn that on Monday, staff at the NCTR discovered evidence of intentional vandalism"

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Food Systems Research Group

An Offering: Lakota Elders contributions to the future of food security

May 10, 2019 — 
Living and learning with Lakota Elders

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Imagine a Canada art from Trinity Harry and Joseph Ginter, Grade 12, R.B. Russell Vocational School, Winnipeg, Man.

Imagine a Canada – youth leading Reconciliation

May 1, 2019 — 
Youth from across the country will pledge their commitment to Reconciliation at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)’s Imagine a Canada leadership workshop and national celebration


Noah Wilson (left) receiving an Indigenous Student Award of Excellence

Graduation Pow Wow Profile: Noah Wilson

April 30, 2019 — 
In addition to academic growth, the university experience is largely considered to be a time of immense personal development

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Fred Shore demonstrates the complexities of loading a musket during your buffalo hunt.

Extended Education

Indigenous storytellers share history and experience

March 29, 2019 — 
“I love telling stories. That’s my thing. Where did I learn to do that? There are many teachers in my family. I am also part Irish, so, of course, I have the gift of the gab.” - Fred Shore

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Blanket exercise builds bridges, Indigenous knowledge

February 8, 2019 — 
College of Pharmacy hosts cultural awareness session

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The Bentwood Box at National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. See more information below the story.

Canada’s Mentor

January 14, 2019 — 
NCTR’s decolonizing archival practices

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Paddle acknowledges courage of Residential School Survivors

September 26, 2018 — 
Paddle gifted to the NCTR as a public acknowledgement of the faculty's commitment to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action and Principles of Reconciliation within the field of kinesiology, recreation, sport, and physical education.

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In this collaborative painting, the Manitoba artists chose the Turtle because it represents truth, which is necessary for a peaceful life. Catterie Wood, Jade Larocque, Journey Irvine .

CBC: Students use art to shed light on Canada’s dark past

June 26, 2018 — 
A painting by 3 Gonzaga Middle School students is now part of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation


Canoes, Colonialism and Reconciliation

June 4, 2018 — 
Please join us on Friday, June 8, for a screening of two films about canoes, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Derrick LaMere and Hillary Beattie. 

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