Residential School Awareness

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We wish to acknowledge the 215 children whose remains were recently discovered at the previous site of Kamloops Residential School. We mourn and honour the loss of life and encourage the exploration of resources for further education regarding the history of the residential school system and reconciliation. 

If you would like to share any information with NPI, please email info@northernpolicy.ca


Available resources

  • Bishop Horden Hall (Moose Factory Island)
  • Cecilia Jeffrey (Kenora)
  • Chapleau
  • Cristal Lake (in Northwestern Ontario)
  • Fort Frances
  • Fort William
  • McIntosh (near Kenora)
  • Pelican Lake (Sioux Lookout)
  • Poplar Hill
  • St. Anne’s (Fort Albany)
  • St. Mary’s (Kenora)
  • Shingwauk (Sault Ste. Marie)
  • Spanish Boys’ School (Spanish)
  • Spanish Girls’ School (Spanish)
  • Stirland Lake
  • Mohawk Institute (Brantford)
  • Mount Elgin (Munceytown, near Mount Elgin)

  • For a full list of residential schools across Canada: Click here

  • The Indian Residential School Survivors Society, which can be contacted toll-free at 1-800-721-0066.
  • A national Indian Residential School Crisis Line set up to provide support for former students and anyone affected. You can access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1-866-925-4419.