Gathering Two

Spirit of the Island:  Manitoulin’s People
Stories of Indigenous – Settler Historical Dynamics

Gathering Two - Elder Shirley I. Williams - Pheasant           A Survivor’s Story

Author’s Notes: Rhonda L. Paulsen

- Progressive Contact and Colonization
- Residential School System and Indian Agents
- Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission
- Calls to Action # 62 and # 63
- Student Voices: Truth and Reconciliation



Gaa-bi-zhi-zhaabiwiid dbaajimowinim



Rassemblement deux – Aînée Shirley I. Williams-Pheasant              

                                                                        L’histoire d’une survivante

Notes de l’auteur : Rhonda L. Paulsen

- Le contact progressif et la colonisation
- Le système de pensionnat indien et les agents des Indiens
- La Commission de vérité et réconciliation du Canada
- Appels à l’action no 62 et 63
- Voix d’étudiantes:La Commission de vérité et réconciliation




photo by R. L. Paulsen


             “Fallen leaves will always find their way back to their roots.”

                                                                                                                                                          author unknown


Learning Outcomes ~ upon completion of this gathering, the student will be able to…

1. Appreciate the importance of culturally relevant curriculum and school environment.

2. Evaluate the implications of the domination of oppressed peoples.

3. Demonstrate an openness to, and an acceptance of responsibility for, change and innovation.