Residential Schools in Canada: “There is no reconciliation without truth”

Residential school survivor Geraldine Lee Shingoose speaks to the BBC about the abuse she suffered as a child at a Saskatchewan facility – and what is needed for reconciliation.

Canada issued a formal apology to former residential school students in 2008, calling them “a sad chapter in our history.”

But news of the remains of 215 children found in one of these institutions in Canada has drawn new attention to their lasting impact.

Video by Dan Lytwyn

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