By Diane Andrews Henningfeld
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And until we fully confront that truth, there will always be a shadow hanging over us and our future as a fully united and fully rec36 Confronting Past Treatment of Indigenous Peoples onciled people. It is time to reconcile. It is time to recognize the injustices of the past. It is time to say sorry. It is time to move forward together. To the Stolen Generations, I say the following: as Prime Minister of Australia, I am sorry. On behalf of the Government of Australia, I am sorry. On behalf of the Parliament of Australia, I am sorry.
The TRC [Truth and Reconciliation Commission] was established in 2008 as a part of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement and will operate for five years. • The TRC will provide . . anyone affected by Indian Residential Schools with the opportunity of sharing their personal experiences. • The TRC will witness, support, promote and facilitate truth and reconciliation events. . • The TRC will [educate] . . Canadians about the Indian Residential Schools system and its impacts. • The TRC will identify sources and create as complete a historical record as possible of the Indian Residential Schools system and legacy.
And the ongoing legacy of the residential schools. “The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate,” Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, Schedule N, May 8, 2006. 53 “This text has been suppressed due to author restrictions” 54 “This text has been suppressed due to author restrictions” 55 5 Viewpoint Marshall Islands Indigenous Peoples Were Harmed by Nuclear Testing Tony de Brum In the following viewpoint, Senator Tony de Brum, a member of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Parliament, describes the effects of nuclear testing on the Marshall Islands.
Indigenous Peoples (Global Viewpoints) by Diane Andrews Henningfeld