An Open Letter to Canada from AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek

“We know from the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and recent reports that there is an undocumented and unaccounted for number of children who died in these hellish places. The physical and emotional scars left on the survivors who bore witness to these atrocities have impacted generations of Indigenous people. I am one of these many people.”

 

 

Trigger Warning: this letter includes direct references to trauma, sexual violence and abuse experienced in residential schools

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An Open Letter from AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek