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NAN Calls TRC Report a Significant Start

NAN CALLS THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION REPORT A SIGNIFICANT  START IN ADDRESSING THE TRAGIC RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL ERA

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Mike Metatawabin has called the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s interim report a significant first step in addressing and understanding the residential school legacy.

 “This was a tragic time in Canada’s history with direct impacts continuing to be felt across NAN territory today,” said Deputy Grand Chief Mike Metatawabin. “The relationship between the trauma suffered by residential school students and their families affects every part of our lives. There is an immediate and urgent need to implement these recommendations. It is only through action that our communities can begin to heal.”

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