Justice for Aboriginal Day School attendees
Chiefs and Council hosted a brief presentation at Úll̓us on Thursday, July 13, for those interested in information on the Aboriginal Day School Class Action.
Background on the action: In 2009, Garry McLean, with the support of Ray Mason and Spirit Wind Inc., started a legal action regarding the forced attendance of Aboriginal students at Indian Day Schools across Canada. This proposed national class action was the first of its kind and seeks compensation for the damages and abuses suffered by all Indian Day School Students who were forced to attend Indian Day Schools and were excluded from the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
Attached are information sheets from Gowling WLG, the law firm that is undertaking the Aboriginal Day School class action along with a registration form, if you want to seek compensation for having to attend an Indian Day School.
These forms are available to Úll̓us front desk or can be be downloaded here: