This is from the Weekly Indigenous News Digest that comes from the Anglican Church of the Redeemer, Toronto. It is full of “hot off the press” links around the TRC Final Report and Reconciliation.

 

First Nations Financial Transparency Act: Liberals Halt Punitive Measures

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/bennett-first-nations-transparency-1.3371591 and

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/12/18/ottawa-stops-withholding-first-nations-funding-halts-transparency-measures_n_8840112.html?ncid=fcbklnkcahpmg00000008

 

Shoal Lake 40 to finally get long-awaited Freedom Road

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/manitoba/shoal-lake-40-to-finally-get-long-awaited-freedom-road-1.3367320

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http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=905 TRC IS CLOSED BUT LINKS ARE THERE AS WELL AS ON REDEEMER SITE  http://www.theredeemer.ca/Page/AIWG.html#TRC 

including the read aloud version https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxPr_RIsvg9JJWoiRx2kl2v24r_pu7JbR

 

 

Children in residential schools died escaping abuse

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-december-16-2015-1.3367243/trc-final-report-children-in-residential-schools-died-escaping-abuse-1.3367265

 

New details about missing children in TRC final report

http://www.anglicanjournal.com/articles/new-details-about-missing-children-in-trc-final-report#sthash.B1eFkXhH.uxfs&st_refDomain=&st_refQuery=

 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report: By the numbers

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/truth-and-reconciliation-final-report-by-the-numbers-1.3362156

 

United Church Welcomes TRC Final Report

http://www.united-church.ca/communications/news/moderator/151215

 

TRC final report closes legal phase but begins new reconciliation phase

http://www.catholicregister.org/item/21462-trc-final-report-closes-legal-phase-but-begins-new-reconciliation-phase

 

Murray Sinclair’s remarks on the Truth and Reconciliation report

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/justice-murray-sinclairs-remarks-on-the-truth-and-reconciliation-report/

 

Final report points to ‘growing crisis’ for indigenous youth

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/truth-and-reconciliation-final-report-1.3361148

 

Murray Sinclair: Time to right the wrongs of the past on First Nations education

http://m.thestar.com/#/article/yourtoronto/education/2015/12/07/qa-murray-sinclair-time-to-right-the-wrongs-of-the-past-on-first-nations-education.html

 

Will truth bring reconciliation? Justice Murray Sinclair says not without education

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/taking-the-first-steps-on-the-road-to-reconciliation-1.3347611/will-truth-bring-reconciliation-justice-murray-sinclair-says-not-without-education-1.3348070

 

Reconciliation with First Nations the start of ‘something special

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/reconciliation-with-first-nations-the-start-of-something-s

http://sincmurr.com/2015/11/14/address-to-the-grads-of-carleton-u-nov-1415/pecial-sinclair-tells-carleton-grads

 

After the TRC — Citizen Engagement:

An Interview with Commissioner Marie Wilson (PART II)

http://www.larchecommons.ca/f/nf4651ca/ahumanfuture_winter2015.pdf

 

Statement by Prime Minister: Link and transcribed below

http://pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2015/12/15/statement-prime-minister-release-final-report-truth-and-reconciliation-commission

Trudeau lays out plan for new relationship with indigenous people –

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/justin-trudeau-afn-indigenous-aboriginal-people-1.3354747

 

KAIROS Chooses to Commit to Reconciliation:

http://www.kairoscanada.org/blog/kairos-chooses-to-commit-to-reconciliation/

 

Truth and reconciliation, one step at a time

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/truth-and-reconciliation-one-step-at-a-time/

 

5 stories of residential school escapees who died

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/truth-reconciliation-commission-final-report-escapees-1.3364325

 

Harper government obstructed search for children who died in residential schools

http://aptn.ca/news/2015/12/15/harper-government-obstructed-search-for-children-who-died-in-residential-schools-trc/

 

On being in this world without wanting it

http://rabble.ca/news/2015/12/day-trc-final-report-on-being-this-world-without-wanting-it#.VnBIP_TF0kY.facebook

 

‘Things are moving very fast,’

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/north/things-are-moving-very-fast-say-inuit-leaders-on-aboriginal-issues-in-ottawa-1.3368852

 

PM meets with Indigenous leaders

http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/video?clipId=771675

 

NWAC to partake in historic meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

http://www.nwac.ca/2015/12/news-advisory-nwac-to-partake-in-historic-meeting-with-prime-minister-trudeau/

 

Here’s how you can help new Canadians understand their role in reconciliation

http://rabble.ca/news/2015/12/heres-how-you-can-help-new-canadians-understand-their-role-reconciliation#.VnMiDq15hx4.facebook

 

National Chief Expresses Need for a Nation-to-Nation Approach in Engagement Strategies with First Nations

http://www.afn.ca/en/news-media/latest-news/12-16-15-afn-national-chief-expresses-need-for-a-nation-to-nation-appr#.VnHER2QpT94.facebook

 

Inuit leaders call for healing and education

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/north/inuit-truth-reconciliation-final-report-1.3366487

 

First Nations spending promises could worsen fiscal crunch

http://www.nationalpost.com/m/wp/blog.html?b=news.nationalpost.com%2F%2Fnews%2Fcanada%2Fcanadian-politics%2Fjohn-ivison-could-first-nations-spending-promises-mean-a-gst-hike

 

Will Canadians be as generous to First Nations as they are to Syrian refugees?

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/first-nations-syrian-refugees-chris-hall-1.3348053

 

 

PM Trudeau’s words leave TRC commissioners cautiously optimistic

http://aptn.ca/news/2015/12/08/pm-trudeaus-words-leave-trc-commissioners-cautiously-optimistic-and-awaiting-action/

 

Taking the first steps on the road to reconciliation

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/taking-the-first-steps-on-the-road-to-reconciliation-1.3347611

 

It’s time for First Nations to look within

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/pamela-palmater/2015/11/harper-gone-its-time-first-nations-to-look-within?utm_content=bufferb7171&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.VmJe89BpokJ.facebook

 

 

Series of essays from 2014 on reconciliation

http://www.legacyofhope.ca/downloads/reconciliation-and-the-way-forward-pdf-full.pdf

 

Community leaders meet in Regina to discuss church’s role in reconciliation

http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/explaining-the-churchs-role-in-reconciliation

 

How to read the TRC and what to read next

http://reading-in-bed.com/2015/11/27/truth-reconciliation-and-reading-how-to-read-the-trc-and-what-to-read-next/

 

A New Agape Resource Binder – Anglican Church of Canada

http://www.anglican.ca/im/anewagape/binder/

http://www.anglican.ca/im/anewagape/

 

The Forum, Reconciliation: Healing the Nation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03855mm

 

Renowned activist examines impacts of settler-colonialism

http://www.the-peak.ca/2015/11/renowned-activist-examines-impacts-of-settler-colonialism/

 

 

With thanks to Brian McIntosh