Terabytes of testimony: Digital database of residential school stories opens to the public – CBC

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Terabytes of testimony: Digital database of residential school stories opens to the public – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2015217 Views

November 01, 2015

After travelling Canada for seven years, gathering witness accounts of Indian residential schools, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has written its final report.

But sharing that work with the rest of Canada is just beginning.

“The survivor statements, obviously, form the spiritual core of the collection because the commission was asked to go out and talk to as many survivors as possible,” explained Ry Moran, director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR). The digital archive officially opens in Winnipeg on November 3.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/opportunities-for-reconciliation-pop-up-in-unexpected-places-1.3294030/terabytes-of-testimony-digital-database-of-residential-school-stories-opens-to-the-public-1.3296657

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