NIC in the News: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is much more than a holiday says Comox Valley elder

NIC Elder in Residence, Dr. Evelyn Voyageur was interviewed by the Comox Valley Record on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. 

“It is a day to honour and recognize the ones who survived, and remember and honour the ones who were murdered in the schools,” she said. “But I don’t think it should be called a holiday. Holidays (imply) everybody having good times, and all that. This is a time where we should be remembering, and having ceremonies, to remember all those who didn’t make it, and all the ones who were traumatized for life from their experiences there.”

Read the full interview in the Comox Valley Record