Monthly Archives: June 2015

Day #22 in 22 Days

Today is National Aboriginal Day June 21 – Day 22 We have been sharing the sacred stories of Canada’s Residential School Legacy. Today we listen to Terry “Coyote” Aleck  who was interviewed by Anglican Video at the Traditional Healing Circle in 1993 in Lytton, BC.  Terry is a Counsellor and Healer. Watch his story now. A… Read more

Day # 21 in 22 Days

Each day during these 22 days, we have been sharing a sacred story. Each of these stories are of residential school survivors—stories of trauma, shame, and abuse, but also courage, resilience, and hope—each accompanied by a daily prayer. We encourage you to take the time to listen to each story. When you pray, reflect on the words… Read more

Day #20 in 22 Days

Barbara Neeposh was filmed by Anglican Video in 1993 at the Second National Native Convocation in Minaki, Ont. Watch her story. A PRAYER By: The Rev. Norm Casey For: Barbara Neeposh Creator God, as we walk together with you and each other on this journey of life on Turtle Island, we ask that you help us to… Read more

Day #19 in 22 Days

June 18th – Day 19 Garnet Angeconeb was interviewed by Anglican Video in 1993 in Sioux Lookout, Ont. Watch his story. A PRAYER By: ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson For: Garnet Angeconeb Creator, we give you thanks for the witness and courage of Garnet Anjeconeb and for all survivors of residential schools and their families. Send… Read more

Day #18 in 22 Days

June 17 – Day 18 Lorna McNaughton was interviewed by Anglican Video in 1992 at the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario. Watch her story. A PRAYER By: Lorna NcNaughton For: Henriette Thompson God, with heavy hearts, we hear the story of Lorna’s family who suffered physical, sexual and emotional abuse as a result of attending the Mohawk… Read more

Day #17 in 22 Days

June 16 – Day 17 Elizabeth Johns was filmed by Anglican Video in 1993 at the Second National Native Convocation in Minaki, Ont. Watch her story A PRAYER By: Cynthia Patterson For: Elizabeth Johns Creator of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen, we give you thanks for the courage of Elizabeth Johns.  Elizabeth… Read more

Day #16 in 22 Days

June 15 – Day #16 Gloria Nicolson was interviewed by Anglican Video in 1994 in Vancouver, BC. Watch and listen to her story. A PRAYER By: Todd Russell For: Gloria Nicolson Great Creator We were swept up and tossed about, like leaves in the wind We did not know the place to which we were carried, We… Read more

Day #15 in 22 Days

June 14 – Day 15 John Aleck was interviewed by Anglican Video in 1993 in Lytton, BC. Watch his story. A PRAYER By: The Ven. Bruce Myers For: John Aleck Creator God, Great Spirit, Loving Father, who promises that light shall overcome darkness and that the truth shall make us free: May the light of your truth… Read more

Day #14 in 22 Days

June 13 – Day 14 Mary Peters was the Boys Supervisor at Residential School.  Mary was interviewed by Anglican Video in 1994 in White Rock, BC. Listen to what she has to say. A PRAYER By: The Rev. Dr. Eileen Scully For: Mary Peters Merciful God, we have just heard Mary Peters speak with tenderness, joy, and… Read more

Day #13 in 22 Days

Each day during these 22 days, we are sharing a sacred story. Each of these stories are of residential school survivors—stories of trauma, shame, and abuse, but also courage, resilience, and hope—each accompanied by a daily prayer. We encourage you to take the time to listen to each story. When you pray, reflect on the… Read more