From the archives... May 21, 1997
Healing the wounds
Participants in the first healing ceremony for survivors of the Pelican Indian Residential School met at the site of the former school this weekend to share their experiences of recovery from the effect of emotional, physical and sexual abuse carried out at the school during its years of operation, 1926 to 1969.
Learning a new way
The effects of residential school abuse on today’s youth are far-reaching, and deserve as much attention as the effects on abuse survivors themselves.
French Immersion in a bind at Central School
No special considerations can be given to two French Immersion teachers recently declared surplus at Central School because of the collective agreement the Dryden Board of Education has with the teacher’s union, director of education Murray McFayden said Thursday.
Agata Goyman, a resident of Patricia Plaza, celebrates her 90th birthday at home Sunday surrounded by some of her great grandchildren.