Understanding Residential Schools and Reconciliation

Join in on September 30, 2021 to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Cody Groat, Six Nations band member and Assistant Professor in Western's Department of History with a joint appointment to the Indigenous Studies Program, will speak on the history of the Indian Residential Schools system. Professor Groat will tie the history of the schools into the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and engage in a discussion moderated by Christy Bressette, Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Initiatives



Land Acknowledgement

Presentation by Cody Groat

Moderated Q&A 

Content Warning: This event will include discussion of violence against Indigenous Peoples. 

This is a free virtual event beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (find your local time zone). A Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration.

Please note: Due to the personal nature of this session, it will not be recorded or available for viewing on-demand.