Residential schools were government-funded schools to assimilate First Nations children into mainstream Canadian society, stripping them of their religion, culture, and identity. Within the walls of all Residential Schools, countless unlawful and inhumane actions were committed.
McCreary, Manitoba: A Town Rich in History
McCreary, Manitoba is a small town roughly 253km northwest of Winnipeg with a population of around 400 people. The town has undergone changes over the years, but preserving its history has remained important and valued.
St. Peter’s Colony
St. Peters Colony is located in southeast Saskatchewan. It was founded by a small group of German Catholic settlers from Russia who decided they needed a new beginning in the late 1800s.