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Shingwauk reunion 2006 fonds

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Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association, Shingwauk Project

Physical Description: 

1 m of graphic material and textual records.

ca. 760 photographs : col. ; (jpeg)

ca. 150 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 20 x 25 cm

Fonds is arranged thematically by item type
History Biographical: 

The 2006 Shingwauk reunion was one of the many reunions of the the students, staff, clergy, and descents of those involved with the Shingwauk and Wawanosh Indian Residential Schools. This reunion was hosted by Algoma University in conjunction with the National Residential School Survivors Society (NRSSS). Over 700 attended this three day event. The event was titled “A Journey of Healing and Rebuilding for Eastern Canada" and occurred August 4th, 5th and 6th, 2006. The reunion was organized through the efforts of the Shingwauk Project and the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA). The reunion was held at the former Shingwauk school in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. The reunion aimed to help facilitate healing, communication, and a growing support network of survivors. Shingwauk reunions were also held in 1981, 1991, 1996, 2000, 2002, and 2011.

Scope Content: 

Fonds comprises photographs, planning documents, schedule of events, and other material documenting the activities and participants of the Shingwauk 2006 reunion.

Associated Material: 

Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association fonds (2010-004), Shingwauk reunion 1981 fonds (2010-050), Shingwauk reunion 1991 fonds (2010-051), Shingwauk reunion 1996 fonds (2010-052), Shingwauk reunion 2000 fonds (2010-053), Shingwauk reunion 2002 fonds (2010-054), Shingwauk reunion 2011 fonds (2011-43).

Custodial History: 

Material in accession 2010-055 was accessed for retention by SRSC staff in 2010. Accrual 2017-001 was transferred from accession 2010-004, the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association fonds, by SRSC staff in January 2017.

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No restrictions on access.

Repro Restriction: 

Some restrictions may apply. Consult the Research & Archives Coordinator for more information.


Basic conservation performed during processing

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