A lot to think about’: Art projects teaching students about residential schools – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201983 Views

March 26, 2019

More than 20 years after the last residential school closed in Saskatchewan, one artist is channeling the pain inflicted by the schools into pieces of art.

“It’s these kinds of conversations that are hard for people,” Holly Yuzicapi said.

She told the assembled students of the damage that residential schools wrought on Indigenous culture and on her own family.

Yuzicapi is an artist and she is helping students from both Balcarres Community School and Viband School complete art projects dedicated to the damage of residential schools. There will be 94 projects when completed, one for each recommendation from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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