Key Moment Videos

If you are interested in seeing more from any of these presenters, check out their full testimony on our Part II & III Interactive page.  Make note of the Date and hearing Location to find the video.

Being Pushed into the Darkness

Lanna Moon Perrin, Artist, Activist and Sex Trade Worker
Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearings: Sexual Exploitation
St. John’s, Newfoundland

Winnipeg Police Service’s apology for past conduct and plans for the way forward

Chief Danny Smyth, Winnipeg Police Service
Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearings: Sexual Exploitation
St. John’s, Newfoundland

Gladue Reports, helpful or harmful?

Kassandra Churcher, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Diana Sere, Support Worker, Elizabeth Fry Society
Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearing on the Criminal Justice System
Quebec City, Quebec

Correcting the Narrative

Susan Aglukark, Artist/Knowledge Keeper, Inuit cultural practices
Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearing on Child and Family Welfare
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Business of Sex Trafficking

Diane Redsky, Executive Director of Ma Mawi Wi Chi Centre
Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearings: Sexual Exploitation
St. John’s, Newfoundland

Nakuset’s Wish List

Nakuset, Executive Director of Montreal Native Women’s Shelter
Institutional Hearing on Government Services
Calgary, Alberta

Challenges and Barriers to Providing Mental Health Services

Valérie Gideon, Ph.D., Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Ontario
Institutional Hearing on Government Services
Calgary, Alberta

Paige’s Story

Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Director, UBC Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre
Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearing on Child and Family Welfare
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Death of Seven First Nations Youth in Thunder Bay

Tanya Talaga, Journalist and Author
Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearing on Racism
Toronto, Ontario

How Language Protects Perpetrators and Shames Victims

Dr. Allan Wade, Family Therapist and Researcher
Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearing on Child and Family Welfare
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Funding Levels for First Nations Children are Inequitable

Dr. Cindy Blackstock, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society – Clip 1
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Racism
Toronto, Ontario

111 Years of Inequality

Dr. Cindy Blackstock, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society – Clip 2
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Racism
Toronto, Ontario

There are No Simple Solutions

TJ Lightfoot
Institutional, Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearings on Colonial Violence
Iqaluit, Nunavut

Fostering Stewardship

Jeffrey McNeil-Seymour, Ryerson University
Institutional, Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearings on Colonial Violence
Iqaluit, Nunavut

Building Relationships with First Nations and Metis People

Corey O’Soup, Government of Saskatchewan
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearings on Human Rights Framework
Quebec City, Quebec

Applying a Human Rights Framework to Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

Brenda Gunn, University of Manitoba
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearings on Human Rights Framework
Quebec City, Quebec

The True Story of Pocahontas

Jesse Wente, Broadcaster and Director of Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearings on Racism
Toronto, Ontario

Understanding Colonial Violence

Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough, Human Rights Advisor
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Human Rights Framework
Quebec City, Quebec

Gender Specific Violence

Fay Blaney, Organizer, Advocate & Warrior Woman
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Human Rights Framework
Quebec City, Quebec

Something New for Inuit People

Tracy Denniston, Nunatsiavut Government
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Human Rights Framework
Quebec City, Quebec

2SLGPTQQIA Practice how you use Language on People

Fallon Andy, Knowledge Keeper and Advocate
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Racism
Toronto, Ontario

RCMP Apology to families

Commissioner Brenda Lucki, RCMP
Institutional Hearing on
Police Policies and Practices
Regina, Saskatchewan

“We Are All Beings” Cree and Ojibqay Beliefs Pre-Contact

Albert McLeod, Two Spirited People of Manitoba
Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Racism
Toronto, Ontario

The Origins of Unhealthy Behaviour

Elisappe Davidee Anigmiuq, Residential School Survivor
Institutional and Expert/Knowledge Keeper Hearings on Colonial Violence
Iqaluit, Nunavut

The Qikiqtani Truth Commission: Recommendations Promote Reconciliation

Inukshuk Aksalnik, Qikiqtani Truth Commission
Institutional and Expert/Knowledge Keeper Hearings on Colonial Violence
Iqaluit, Nunavut

The Burden of Explaining is a Barrier to Access

Jasmine Redfern, Policy Analyst
Institutional and Expert/Knowledge Keeper Hearings on Colonial Violence
Iqaluit, Nunavut

Hearing Summaries

Part I Summary

Part II & Part III Summary