Reconciliation in sharp focus during royal couple’s 1st Canadian stop – CBC

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Reconciliation in sharp focus during royal couple’s 1st Canadian stop – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202220 Views

May 18, 2022

‘They didn’t do it to our people and they are willing to come and reconcile,’ says Indigenous elder

When it was Ellen Ford’s turn to say hello to Prince Charles, she just wanted to say thank you.

The Inuk elder, originally from Nain on Labrador’s north coast, was a special guest Tuesday at the Heart Garden, the second stop on the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall’s short visit to St. John’s.

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The permanent fixture on the grounds of Government House is dedicated to victims and survivors of residential schools. The cement heart, surrounded by beds of flowers, holds special meaning for Ford, who herself is a residential school survivor.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/reconciliation-royal-visit-stjohns-1.6456145

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