Brampton Library is committed to presenting Indigenous programs that support the ongoing process of truth sharing and healing. We are working with Indigenous teachers and artists to develop programs and events that promote meaningful relationships in our community. We recognize the value of National Indigenous History Month in June and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation annually on September 30, but we want to do more. Here are some upcoming programs that we are pleased to share.
Truth and Reconciliation Exhibit
A National Crime: The Residential School System in Canada
We are pleased to present the traveling exhibit “A National Crime: The Residential School System in Canada" which depicts the creation of the Residential School System, its impacts and traumas, students’ experiences, and Indigenous-led political action, healing, and efforts toward Reconciliation.
Available during operating hours at the following branches:
- November 2023 - South Fletcher’s branch
- December 2023 to January 2024 - Mount Pleasant Village branch
- February 2024 - Cyril Clark branch
- March 2024 - Gore Meadows branch
- April 2024 - Four Corners branch
- May 2024 - Chinguacousy branch
- June 2024 - Springdale branch
Brampton Library has partnered with Legacy of Hope Foundation to bring "A National Crime: The Residential School Experience in Canada" exhibition to our branches. The Legacy of Hope Foundation is a national, Indigenous-led, charitable organization that has been working to promote healing and Reconciliation in Canada for over 20 years.