Save Residential School Records

$17,325 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 201 people in 10 months


On May 25th, 2017, we will be appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada to advocate for the preservation of the IAP records, which are the largest collection of first hand accounts of residential schools. These records are due to be destroyed in 15 years.

In order to appear at the Supreme Court, we must raise $50,000 by May 25th 2017 to cover the cost of legal fees.

#StandForTruth

We are able to accept donations by cheque. Please contact carey@witnessblanket.ca for more information.

Get Involved:

1. Donate Today
2.  Connect with us over social media: 
facebook.com/StandForTruth
twitter.com/standfortruth_iap
Instagram: @standfortruth_iap
3.  Shine a light on the intergenerational trauma of residential schools. Upload a video telling us why you #StandForTruth and support the preservation of IAP documents. 

We are the Coalition for the Preservation of Truth whose members are representatives of both residential school survivors and intergenerational residential school survivors.  The coalition is formed to advocate for the preservation of the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement - Individual Assessment Program’s documents. 
 
The Coalition recognizes the ongoing impacts of intergenerational trauma and as such, we acknowledge that future generations have a right to know the content of these documents.  The Coalition wishes to preserve these documents while honouring individuals’ rights to privacy.

For more information, email carey@witnessblanket.ca
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Update from our trip to the Supreme Court.
Our trip to the Supreme Court.
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Please note we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with this account. We will be able to accept donations later today. Thank you for your efforts to #StandForTruth
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Dale Alice
9 months ago
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That is so sad that the records will be destroyed. They need to keep those records for people to study and to make sure that such horrible things can never ever happen again to any child or person. Also they are needed for ongoing legal battles etc.

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$17,325 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 201 people in 10 months
Created April 20, 2017
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8 months ago
$20
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8 months ago
DO
$50
Darcy Oliver
8 months ago

Truth should not be hidden or lost.

SR
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Shelagh Rogers
8 months ago
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Honoured to support Carey Newman in this important cause. We need to preserve the truth.

Dale Alice
9 months ago
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That is so sad that the records will be destroyed. They need to keep those records for people to study and to make sure that such horrible things can never ever happen again to any child or person. Also they are needed for ongoing legal battles etc.

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