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Anishinaabe

Gary Wassaykeesic’s forty year quest to find his mother’s murderer

Originally Published on Sep 8, 2015 on Net News Ledger THUNDER BAY – Gary Wassaykeesic says that he felt that the world stopped and everything went quiet. After thirty-nine years, Gary Wassaykeesic was standing in a hospital room, in Sioux Lookout facing the man that he believes murdered his mother. It has…
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Canadian Government

Gary Wassaykeesic – Telling our stories

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…
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