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This is the second interview that Gary Wassaykeesic organized with Elder Vern Harper in Toronto. Elder Vern allowed the filming of the sharing circle to get across some important perspectives about how Indigenous people have survived Canadian colonialism.
Gary Wassaykeesic gives an update as to where his project of interviewing indigenous survivors of Canadian colonialism is at.
Elder Vern Harper is a respected Indigenous elder who lives in Toronto. He was interviewed by Gary Wassaykeesic and Zach Ruiter for Real Peoples Media on January 11th of 2017.
TORONTO – Gary Wassaykeesic is a survivor of the Canadian residential school system and a long time activist working for justice for Indigenous people. In this interview he talks about his initiative to document the stories of Indigenous people surviving Canadian colonialism. Gary is currently working to raise the resources necessary…