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#312 Holding Space For Grief
The discovery of 215 residential school children in a mass grave spurs this week's discussion on how journalists report stories about Indigenous people. And in the wake of this news, a Bill that could empower Indigenous children is largely eclipsed. 

Thunder Bay host Ryan McMahon and IndigiNews’ child welfare reporter Anna McKenzie co-host in Jesse’s absence.

Further reading & watching:

  • Former Chair of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission Murray Sinclair comments on the discovery;
  • Ian Mosby’s Twitter thread about on the National Post’s residential school denialism;
  • Anna’s most recent piece about how non-Indigenous people can support the healing process;
  • And Anna duly noted this article.

This episode contains content about residential schools that may be triggering. Support for survivors and their families is available at the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. Please call 1-800-721-0066 or 1-866-925-4419 for the 24-7 crisis line. 

This episode is supported by Dispatch and Squarespace.

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