Big Thinking – Justice Sinclair – What do we do about the legacy of Indian residential schools?

“Forgiveness is not for the weak…When you forgive you actually live”

-IRS Survivor

 

The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), presents Congress 2015’s introductory Big Thinking lecture. Justice Sinclair was appointed Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Manitoba in March of 1988 and to the Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba in January 2001. In Ottawa to preside over the TRC’s closing events and the release of the Commission’s final report, Justice Sinclair discusses the legacy of residential schools and offer a call for action towards reconciliation in Canada, including the role of universities and academics in this process.

 

 

 

 

http://www.ideas-idees.ca/blog/truth-and-reconciliation-congress

 

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