They Came for the Children – Part 2

History – From Assimilation to “We are All Treaty People”

They Came for the Children is a five part video series on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including the history of residential schools and the 94 Calls to Action. The documentary was produced by Kevin Moynihan with financial support from the Jesuits, the Sisters of St. Joseph and other groups.

  • Part 2: History – From Assimilation to “We are All Treaty People”: This episode covers the history of the interactions between settlers, the emerging Canadian government and Indigenous people.

Thank you for watching Part 2 of this series, the next part will be posted next Wednesday. If you would like to learn more about our series please click here. If you would like to join our in-person Sharing Circles on Wednesday evenings please contact the parish office at 519-745-7301 or stfranciskitchener@hamiltondiocese.com.