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Read Story Transcript. In the s, Falen Johnson’s school teacher stood up in front of her Grade 5 class and announced they would be studying Indigenous history. The Secret Life of Canada podcast co-host remembers how she „puffed up,“ certain she and the other Indigenous kids in the class would ace the course. When Johnson went home that night and asked her dad if what the teacher said was true, he shook his head and said „no. And as this country approaches a Canada Day like no other, Johnson says it’s important to look at „the footnotes of history books“ to get a full understanding of how this country was created.

Part of that history involves residential schools, which were set up to assimilate thousands of Indigenous children who were forced to attend them between the s and s.

Another B. First Nation said Wednesday it had discovered unmarked graves as well. The discovery has sparked a conversation about Canada’s history — and whether or not Canada Day should be celebrated this year.

Johnson said it can be disconcerting to examine the difficult parts of Canada’s past, „especially if you’re coming through the Canadian education system and you’ve been told the same stories and the same history over and over.

The Current asked people what Canada Day means to them, and how they reconcile the country’s good with its bad. Here’s what they had to say. Aya Wadi says Canada welcomed her with „open arms“ when she arrived as a refugee four years ago. She was fleeing the Syrian civil war, and was forced to leave her brother behind in Germany. Now, she calls Thunder Bay, Ont.

She’s since become fluent in English and opened a restaurant, Royal Aleppo Food, where she said she’s grateful to share part of her culture with patrons who want to learn more about where she’s from. Still, she’s heartbroken over the recent discoveries of unmarked graves at the former residential schools in B. Before the Second World War, Mark Sakamoto’s grandparents were living „quite a wonderful life“ in Canada, where they were born, he said. They had two boats, fished, and went to Japanese and English schools.

Then, „they lost everything. His grandmother was among thousands of Japanese Canadians relocated to internment camps by the federal government in the s, under the War Measures Act. Sakamoto’s grandparents „did their best not to bequeath that harm [from being interned] onto the next generation,“ he said.

In the wake of the news about residential schools, Sakamoto said his Canada Day will be sombre and reflective. But he remains optimistic about the country. Riley Yesno acknowledges that some Canadians may feel conflicted about Canada Day celebrations this year. But she argued the best thing you can do for a place you love „is hold it accountable. Yesno plans to take part in an anti-Canada Day rally, and mourn with her community. She hopes others do the same.

Instead of spending money on fireworks, she encouraged people to donate to Indigenous friendship centres. Paul Michel was essentially born and raised in the backyard of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, which both his parents were forced to attend. His father later went on to teach there, he said. Michel, a member of the Secwepemc Nation, and special advisor to the president on Indigenous matters at Thompson Rivers University in B.

But Michel doesn’t want to do away with Canada Day. He sees it as a chance to educate people about Indigenous people’s experiences, as well as celebrate, he said.

Until she was 17, Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc felt conflicted about her identity as a Canadian and Quebecer. She’s always been proud of her French Canadian heritage and language. But competing in wheelchair racing events around the country „really opened my mind … to the value and richness of our differences,“ she explained. This Canada Day, Petitclerc is focusing on reflection. She said politicians have a responsibility now more than ever to ensure Indigenous voices are heard, and that healing can happen.

I know that much. Support is available for anyone affected by their experience at residential schools, and those who are triggered by these reports. A national Indian Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for residential school survivors and others affected. People can access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the hour national crisis line: Written by Kirsten Fenn.

A variety of newsletters you’ll love, delivered straight to you. Social Sharing. The Current Grappling with how to mark this Canada Day. What the teacher said next shocked her.

Calls to ‘Cancel Canada Day’ draw mixed reaction. How I Wrote It. Indigenous people ask Canadians to ‘put their pride aside’ and reflect this Canada Day. Related Stories Beaten for speaking Blackfoot at residential school, this Siksika woman now teaches it in the same building Sask.

 

 
Sep 30,  · Thursday is Canada’s first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The new statutory holiday commemorates the victims and survivors of Indigenous residential . Jan 13,  · The Federal Indian Day Schools settlement will provide $10, in individual compensation for thousands of Indigenous people who suffered harm by attending federally . Jun 30,  · A national Indian Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for residential school survivors and others affected. People can access emotional and .

 
 

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