We the stealers of children

Stand up for Indigenous families.

We the stealers of children

by Adapt Ontario,

Residential Schools

The origins of the residential school system goes back to the 1600s, when Christian missions arrived on Turtle Island. The missionaries believed white Christian Europeans to be the superior culture and deemed all Indigenous Peoples as “savages” with “primitive” beliefs and cultural practices. Through their missions, they began to attempt to “civilize” Indigenous Peoples by assimilating them into Christian beliefs….

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