Canadian Indian residential school system

Pope Francis dons a headdress during a visit with Indigenous peoples at Maskwaci, the former Ermineskin Residential School, in Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada

Pope Francis apologizes to Canada’s Indigenous communities. But some say it doesn’t go far enough.


Thousands of Indigenous people gathered in Alberta province on Monday to hear the long-awaited apology from the pope to Indigenous communities for generations of abuse and cultural suppression in Canada’s residential schools. But some say more has to be done. Crystal Fraser, an assistant professor at the University of Alberta, spoke to The World’s host Marco Werman.

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