By Matteo Cimellaro Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Warning: The information and material here may trigger unpleasant feelings or thoughts of past abuse. Please contact the 24-hour Residential School Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419 if you require emotional support. The second National Truth and Reconciliation Day in Ottawa was marked by drums, singing, smudge, and a wave of orange shirts, ribbon skirts, amautis, among other ancestral clothing. It was a day that centered survivors and their stories, but also a day that demanded that reconciliation march forward. Murray Sinclair, a former senator who was a commissioner for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), noted in a speech that many governments were quick to give a holiday when the Queen died, but “unfortunately are still not embracing the meaning of today.” To underscore
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