Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC)
Discussion paper looks at the legal and human rights framework for mass graves
The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC has released a new discussion paper exploring considerations for addressing missing children, unmarked burials and mass graves at residential schools.
Jun 28, 2021
Concerted national action overdue for all the children who never came home from residential schools
The discovery of an unmarked mass burial site at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School highlights the urgent need for a concerted national response on behalf of all the children who were stolen from their families and who never returned home.
Jun 2, 2021
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond joins UBC as head of residential school centre and professor of law
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, a renowned Indigenous Canadian judge, lawyer and advocate for children and Indigenous restorative justice, has joined UBC as the inaugural director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) and as a professor with the Peter A. Allard School of Law.
Apr 26, 2018