HERITAGE MINUTES #PARTOFOURHERITAGE
The story of Chanie “Charlie” Wenjack, whose death sparked the first inquest into the treatment of Indigenous children in Canadian residential schools. The 84th Heritage Minute in Historica Canada’s collection.
For more information about Chanie Wenjack visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Historica Canada Library,
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THE GORD DOWNIE & CHANIE WENJACK FUND
Inspired by Chanie’s story and Gord’s call to build a better Canada, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund aims to build cultural understanding and create a path toward reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.
Our goal is to improve the lives of Indigenous people by building awareness, education, and connections between all Canadians.
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