Provided here are documents from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) which has, over the span of many years, put together a detailed history, a collection of survivor stories, a thorough overview of the impacts of residential, and discussion on the need for reconciliation.
Please note that some of the content included in these documents may be of a sensitive nature. Please take care.
RESOURCES BY GRADE LEVEL
University Teacher's Resources & Guides:
"Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada" by Ian McCallum. A teacher's guide for elementary and secondary, but contains helpful information at all levels.
"12 Books to Read for Orange Shirt Day" (post) presents "a list of books by Indigenous writers about the residential school system and its traumatic impact on survivors and their families."
"Indigenous Perspective: Podcast Created to Fill Gaps in Mainstream Media" (post) introduces Media Indigena: Interactive Indigenous Insight, "a weekly Indigenous current affairs podcast, hosted by Rick Harp ... [and] done as a roundtable discussion that includes journalists, academics and story makers."