New mural in Selkirk, Man., dedicated to legacy of residential schools – CBC

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New mural in Selkirk, Man., dedicated to legacy of residential schools – CBC

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202120 Views

Apr 16, 2021

Project a collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the area

A group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists have created a mural, dedicated to the children who attended residential schools, that will be displayed in Selkirk, Man.

“My grandparents all went to [residential] schools and through that I learned a lot about myself, about the importance of culture and how important it is to keep it and make sure that people can see it,” said Jordan Stranger.

Stranger, from Peguis First Nation, designed Mashkawigaabawid Abinoojiiyag — Stand Strong Children, and thought about his grandparents when creating the mural.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/selkirk-manitoba-mural-residential-schools-1.5989687

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