Category Archives: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC)

Canadian rangers on guard

Here are two Canadian rangers, from the opening of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

They served as a ceremonial guard.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission, part 2

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s national event opened with the ceremonial lighting of a seal-oil lamp called a Qulliq.

These types of lamps have kept people alive in the arctic for thousands of years.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Inuvik: Part 1

Canada’s travelling hearings on residential schools, the Truth and Reconciliation Comission, recently held a National Event in Inuvik. The week-long event featured testimony from former students of the residential school system.

Shown here are a few of the outdoor events and activities.

Congratulations to Aklavik Delta Drummers and Dancers

Aklavik’s Delta Drummers and Dancers were recently invited to perform in Toronto for the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada.

Here they are performing in Aklavik, closing the official Truth and Reconciliation hearing on residential schools.