Residential School Survivor Issues

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The Native Apology

Listenup hears from those affected by the residential schools. We'll hear why the government is ready to apologize for wrongs caused and bring you an interview with Indian Affairs Minister, Chuck Strahl, on how the government is preparing for this historic apology. And since churches were partners that used to run the residential schools, we’ll listen for the Christian voice on the issues this apology raises. In Duncan B.C., where a residential school was demolished, Context with Lorna Dueck went to hear from a church community that is moving forward in reconciliation with Canada's founding peoples

Assembly of First Nations
24 hour Helpline 1-866-925-4419
http://www.afn.ca/residentialschools/resources.html

Mennonite Central Committee
http://mcc.org/abuse/en/network.html

Divine Choices: Transforming the lives of childhood sexual abuse survivors
www.divinechoices.org

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September 30, 2008