Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Seven thousand students attend local history lesson

Children learn about residential schools and aboriginal culture during education day at PNE
One hundred and twenty-five buses brought elementary and high-school students to and from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's education day Sept. 19. All nine Catholic high schools in the archdiocese participated in the event. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Thousands of children streamed into the Pacific Coliseum on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds for a day-long history lesson on residential schools and native culture. Organizers said 7,000 kids arrived en masse for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Education Day Sept. 19.  For
full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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