Call to Action # 75: Actions and Commitments


June 6, 2021

Commitment to work with Indigenous leaders about what happened at the 14 schools

CBC – The territorial government says it is willing to work with Indigenous leaders to get to the truth about what may lie underground in the territory’s many former residential school locations. In the Northwest Territories there were 14 residential schools, run by church or state. In some communities, work has already been done to understand the terrible legacy left behind.

July 12, 2021

Sacred Heart Residential School

APTN – Fort Providence used ground-penetrating radar in ’90s to locate cemetery containing 300 bodies, of which 161 were kids who attended Sacred Heart Residential School in Zhahti Kue, also known as Fort Providence, N.W.T.