Residential Schools


Residential School Survivors Crisis Support Line staffed 24 hours (1-866-925-4419). Not to be called for research purposes. This is a crisis support line for those who may require assistance as they peruse this documentation.

For the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and Reports, see National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation 

The photos of totems and other images are located in the Collaboratory space in Leddy Library. Based on drawings by Russell Nahdee.


American Indian Boarding Schools (Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways, MI)

The Apologies (United Church of Canada)

Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada (CBC)

Chartrand, L. N., Logan, T. E., & Daniels, J. D. (2006). Métis history and experience and residential schools in Canada. Aboriginal Healing Foundation.

Conducting Research on Canada's Residential Schools (Library and Archives Canada)

Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience [online exhibition]

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (UBC)

Indian Residential Schools (Catholic Voices Canada)

Indian Residential Schools (Government of Canada)

Indian School: Stories of Survival (MI, USA) [film]

Missing Children of Indian Residential Schools (storymap) (Leddy)

National Film Board of Canada 

Orange Shirt Day: Residential School Experiences (books at Leddy)

Our Digital World (Ontario)

Residential School Experiences (books at Leddy)

Residential Schools (Library and Archives Canada)

Truth and Reconciliation (Anglican Church of Canada)

The Children Remembered: Residential School Archive Project (United Church of Canada)

Where Are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools [online exhibition]

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