Hello and welcome to the third episode of the Two-Eyed Seeing. In this episode, we’re going to be talking about residential school. This happens to be a triggering topic for you, because you have either been a survivor of residential school or you have a close family member who is a survivor of residential school then maybe this might not be the right time to listen to this episode. Potentially, I encourage you to hold off to this one. But if you don’t know what residential school even means or you’ve heard it in passing, then I highly encourage you to listen to this episode.
WHAT IS A RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR INDIGENOUS?
In this episode, I’m going to give you all a brief explanation about the history of Canadian Residential School Program. This is a very interesting topic and a must learn so we’d be able to appreciate and understand the true history of Canada. Stay Tuned!
IN THIS EPISODE:
[1:13] Introduction and context for this episode – What is a Residential School?
[2:53] The main objective of Residential School.
[5:16] The main point was to take the indigenous out of them so that they would fit into the mainstream society.
[8:22] Another important impact about residential schools.
[9:50] It is the concept of generational trauma to be found out as a result of residential schools.
[11:17] We need to understand our history as Canadians to better serve the future.
[12:13] One of the bright lights that resulted from residential schools.
[15:44] If you are unaware of residential school, try to read and understand some articles of this historical program.
[17:34] My final statements and takeaways.