Connections with Mike Thom and Colleen Houde

Patricia Myran: A story of surviving residential school

28:32 | Sep 29, 2021

Episodes Notes

Today marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.

Patricia Myran of Long Plain First Nation is a second-generation residential school survivor. Her parents both attended residential school and Patricia spent 12 years in residential school. She has also been a historical researcher for the past 20 years and is on the board of directors for the National Indigenous Residential School Museum.

Today on Connections she shares her story, how residential schools could have been avoided and how people can educate themselves starting today.

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