“100 Years of Loss” a kit, not a book
In the article titled “Residential school high school program for Nunavut students launched Oct. 2” the author writes:
“It will also contain the personal stories of former residential school students, like Marius Tungilik, who shared his experiences in a book that will be used for the course, called “100 Years of Loss.”
The LHF would like to clarify that there will not be a book published called “100 Years of Loss.” 100 Years of Loss is actually an education program of the Legacy of Hope Foundation — a program that included an Edu-kit that is designed for teachers and a mobile exhibition.
More information on this program can be found on http://www.legacyofhope.ca/projects/100-years-of-loss-edu-kit” title=“our website:”>our website:
The curriculum mentioned in the article is the result of a partnership between the Legacy of Hope Foundation and the departments of education for the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. LHF’s press release about the unveiling of the NWT-NU curriculum can be found here:
We thank the Nunatsiaq News for publishing articles about the important issue of residential schools.
Program Coordinator, Legacy Projects
Aboriginal Healing Foundation
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