What does an apology mean? And what happens next? Fatima speaks to two people who were in Rome to hear the Pope’s apology to Indigenous people over the Residential School system: Norman Yak’e ula, a survivor who has been waiting for 58 years to hear these words; and Taylor Behn-Tsakoza, co-chair of the Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council, who was part of the delegation that got an audience with the Pope.
Watch the Pope’s full apology here:
Read the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission:
Watch the APTN video we mentioned of Taylor Behn-Tsakoza preparing to go to Rome:
Additional music by Audio Network