The Aboriginal Healing Foundation has many resources available through their website. See:

Archuleta, Margaret L., Brenda J. Child, and K. Tsianina Lomawaima, eds. Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-2000. Phoenix, Arizona:  Museum of New Mexico Press, 2000.

Chrisjohn, Roland David. The Circle Game : Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada. Penticton, B.C.: Theytus Books, 2006.

Churchill, Ward. Kill the Indian, save the man : the genocidal impact of American Indian residential schools. San Francisco : City Lights, 2004.

Episkenew, Jo-Ann. Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing. Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Manitoba Press, 2009.

Gonzales, Eduardo. “Give Truth a Chance, Canada.” The Globe and Mail. Nov. 3rd, 2009.

Jack, Agness, ed. Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School. Pentiction, BC: Theytus Books, 2001.

Lomawaima, K. Tsianina. “To Remain An Indian”: Lessons in Democracy from a Century of Native American Education. New York : Teachers College Press, c2006.

McKegney, Sam. Magic Weapons : Aboriginal Writers Remaking Community After Residential School. Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Manitoba Press, 2007.

Miller, J.R. Shingwauk’s Vision: A History of Native Residential Schools. Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press, 1996

Milloy, John. A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986. University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Trafzer, Clifford E., Jean A. Keller, and Lorene Sisquoc, eds. Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.

Newspaper Articles Published shortly after the IRS TRC first national gathering in Winnipeg, June 2010:

Truth and Reconciliation Walkers Headed for Winnipeg (Wawatay News Online)

Strahl Breaks Down at Hearings Into Residential Schools (Global Winnipeg)

Ottawa Makes Own Gesture of Healing at Truth and Reconciliation Event (Edmonton Journal)

Minister Strahl Delivers A Speech on the Truth and Reconciliation National Event (IsumaTV)

Residential Schools Will Be Nixed from Indian Act (The Vancouver Province)

Residential School Stories Move From Shadows (

Ottawa Intends to Amend Indian Act (Financial Post)

Commission Will Hear Residential School Truths that Will ‘Heal Us All’ (Metro)

Residential Schools: Stories to Tell and Re-tell (The Globe and Mail)

Truth and Reconciliation (video clips covering the first national gathering – The National)

Harbinger of Truth Sees Hope for Future (Edmonton Journal)

Declaration Adoption is ‘a step on the journey of reconciliation’ (Indian Country Today)

Pupils to Study Residential Schools (Winnipeg Free Press)

Some Former Residential School Students Struggle with Church Presence at Reconciliation Event (The Globe and Mail)

Canada TRC’s First National Event (ICTJ)

Path to Healing Includes All Canadians (Victoria Times Colonist)

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