Posts Tagged ‘Indian residential schools’

Jay Cardinal Villeneuve Tackles Unholy History


Jay Cardinal Villeneuve got the idea while working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Cree/Métis filmmaker had been hired by the Commission to record testimony from adult survivors of Canada’s residential schools system and among those who came forward to tell their stories was Lena Wandering Spirit.


We Were Children: 2 Residential School Survivors Share Story in Powerful New Film


The following is a guest post from Lisa Meeches, executive producer of We Were Children. The film had its world premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) in October 2012, and aired on APTN on March 19, 2013. You can purchase or rent a digital copy of We Were Children from our website. ***