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Lac Seul: Bringing Our Children Home Initiative

Lac Seul First Nation

August 2021 – Current

The initiative outlines an 8-step process to gather knowledge, build protocols, and undertake all technical investigations necessary to find children who never returned home from the Pelican Lake Indian Residential School and the Sioux Lookout Zone Indian Hospital. The Initiative is led by Lac Seul First Nation and involves 33 communities in the SLFNHA catchment area.

Photo courtesy of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

Four small Indigenous boys stand in a line together outside. They are dressed in trousers with suspenders, floppy caps, long socks and matching shoes. They are smiling at the camera. The photo is in black and white.

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Multi-coloured sticky notes with writing are pasted on a wall.

Fort Albany: Bring Our Children Home Initiative

Fort Albany First Nation

December 2021 – Current

Old black and white photo of one of the Spanish Indian Residential Schools on the shores of a lake.

Nisoonag Partnership: Bringing Home Our Children

Serpent River First Nation | Sagamok Anishinabek | Mississauga First Nation

July 2021 – Current

A black and white photo of rows of beds inside a residential school. The beds are white metal frames with striped blankets. Each bed has a small night stand beside it. Four rows of beds can be seen.

Garden River: Residential School Survivor Initiative

Garden River First Nation

December 2021 – Current