What does it look like to own our history and take steps toward repentance and reconciliation when our sins are flagrant and our guilt is great? We turn to the book of Jeremiah for wisdom.
As promised, here are some links for you to engage with:
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action: https://ehprnh2mwo3.exactdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3lB6enzJ5vmFavAViq0IE3jD5D-dKjw1E-r-2SxRauKHTwqECZPvMU4Pk *Note Calls 48 and 49
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: https://undocs.org/A/RES/61/295
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation: https://nctr.ca/
Reports from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (including stories from survivors of the residential schools): https://nctr.ca/records/reports/