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Residential School Resilience Part 2
Episode 63rd August 2021 • Empathetic Witness • Angelina Pratt
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In part 2 of this special edition of the Empathetic Witness podcast, the interviewee again is the hostess of the podcast herself, Angelina Pratt and the guest host is Alan Pratt, Angelina's husband of 29 years and a lawyer for First Nations across Canada. Angelina talks in more detail about her personal experiences at Holy Angels Mission, and the discussion goes deeper into the broader importance of the residential school experience both as part of a broader deliberate plan to undermine First Nations by Canada and as part of a necessary ongoing need to educate the Canadian public about these issues. If you wish to go deeper on your own, here are some resources:

Truth and Reconciliation Commission: https://nctr.ca/about/history-of-the-trc/truth-and-reconciliation-commission-of-canada/

Apology regarding Residential Schools by Prime Minister Stephen Harper (June 11, 2008):

https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1100100015644/1571589171655

Help line for residential school survivors: 1-866-925-4419

Indian Residential School Survivors Society toll free line: 1-800-721-0066

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