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THE BENTWOOD BOX: CARVED BY COAST SALISH ARTIST LUKE MARSTON, THE TRC BENTWOOD BOX IS A LASTING TRIBUTE TO ALL RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS.
(Click on the pictures below to access these important documents)
So many people want to rush into a reconciliation process wondering what they can do. Many misteps are made because "fixing" is the thing on peoples' minds. But listening should come first. Truth should come first.
Take the time to listen to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis voices that have spoken to Canadians already. The documents below are the recommended place to start. They are all the work of Indigenous Peoples, with UNDRIP being created through the work and influence of those Indigenous Peoples from around the world represented at the United Nations.
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007
Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls 2019
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