QUOTES ON RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS

“The residential school era represents one of the darkest chapters in Canadian history.” – Justin Trudeau

“We must acknowledge the terrible injustice of residential schools.” – Stephen Harper

“The residential school system was a terrible tragedy and a dark chapter in our history.” – Chrystia Freeland

“The legacy of residential schools is a reminder that we must never again repeat the mistakes of the past.” – Carolyn Bennett

“The residential school system was an attempt to destroy Indigenous cultures and to assimilate Indigenous peoples into Euro-Canadian society. This is not something we can ever forget or ignore.” – Murray Sinclair

“Residential schools were a form of cultural genocide. They attempted to erase Indigenous languages, cultures, and identities.” – Mary Simon

“The residential school system had a devastating impact on Indigenous peoples across Canada. It left a legacy of trauma that is still being felt today.” – Romeo Saganash

“The residential school system was a deliberate attempt to destroy the social, cultural, and political institutions of Indigenous peoples.” – Tony Penikett

“Residential schools were a blot on our history, and we must make sure that we never forget the terrible harm that they caused.” – David Johnston

“The residential school system was a horrific violation of human rights. It caused immeasurable harm to Indigenous peoples.” – Phil Fontaine

“The residential school era was a shameful chapter in Canadian history that we must never forget.” – Marlene Jennings

“The residential school system was an attempt to erase Indigenous cultures and replace them with Euro-Canadian ones. It was a form of cultural genocide.” – Jody Wilson-Raybould

“The residential school system was a profound injustice that caused immense suffering and trauma for generations of Indigenous peoples.” – Perry Bellegarde QUOTES ABOUT THE HOOD

“The residential school system was a betrayal of Indigenous peoples that we must never forget or repeat.” – Bob Rae

“The residential school system was a form of cultural and spiritual violence that was inflicted on Indigenous peoples without their consent.” – Cindy Blackstock

“The residential school system was a dark chapter in Canadian history that we must acknowledge and atone for.” – Ed Broadbent

“The residential school era is a testament to the resilience of Indigenous peoples and their determination to survive against all odds.” – Gabriel Dumont

“The residential school system was an unconscionable crime against humanity that we must never forget.” – Kevin Annett

“The residential school system was designed to break the spirit of Indigenous peoples and to make them ashamed of their own cultures and identities.” – Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild

“The residential school system was a cultural and spiritual holocaust that had devastating effects on Indigenous peoples across Canada.” – Lillian Dyck

“The residential schools were a system of indoctrination that sought to erase Indigenous peoples’ identities and replace them with Euro-Canadian identities.” – Anna Mae Pictou Aquash

“The residential school era was a time of profound suffering and trauma for Indigenous peoples. We must never forget this dark chapter in our history.” – Janet Austin

“Residential schools were an attempt to force Indigenous peoples to abandon their cultures and identities. The harm they caused is immeasurable.” – Arthur Manuel

“The residential school system was a crime against humanity that we must never forget or minimize.” – Romeo Dallaire