Newfoundland and Labrador Apology
‘A painful chapter of Canada’s history’: Read the PM’s apology for N.L. residential schools
Posted: Nov 24, 2017 2:33 PM NT Last Updated: Nov 24, 2017 2:33 PM NT
At the turn of the 20th century, the Moravian Mission and the International Grenfell Association, with the support of the provincial government, established schools with dormitory residences for Indigenous children in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Five residential schools were built and operated with the stated purpose of providing education.
To Innu, Innuit, and NunatuKavut children, those who ran the schools promised better jobs, better opportunities and a better life…
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