VOICES FROM HERE

The Voices from Here video series features stories of First Nations, Inuit & Métis participants. Stories shed light on histories of resilience and resurgence.
In this condensed life history, Wes FineDay, Nehiyaw Knowledge Keeper, discusses his resistance to colonial violence and his lifelong work and extensive knowledge of medicines, oral history, and ceremony. 
In this piece, Andre Carrier discusses the impacts that Catholic day school attendance had on himself, his family, and the Métis community in Winnipeg, MB. Warning: This testimony contains descriptions that Residential School and Day School Survivors may find emotionally triggering.
Madeleine Basile recounts the day she left for Pointe Bleue residential school and memories from the 10 years she spent there. She shares how those experiences impacted her life.
In this piece, Lori Campbell discusses her experiences as an adoptee in Saskatchewan and the 25-year process of reconnecting with her family and Cree-Métis identity.

See entire series here.

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