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Chief urges reflection about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

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The federal statutory holiday, also known as Orange Shirt Day, was established last year. It was established to remember children who died while being forced to attend residential schools. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined representatives of various First Nations and dozens of people in orange for a sunrise ceremony in Niagara Falls, Ont.
2 months ago·Victoria, Canada

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Chief urges reflection about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

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Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

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Truth and Reconciliation Day: Chief urges reflection about residential schools

Ceremonies, marches and events are taking place across the country today as communities mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Chief urges reflection about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Archibald says Truth and Reconciliation Day is an opportunity to pause and reflect on the impact of the schools and the roles the institutions played in Canada’s history

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