Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A.I.R.S. art project

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Saturday, September 21 2013:  At the TRC events in Vancouver,  ha’wilth Yaathlua (Chief Councillor Jeff Cook), an Alberni Indian Residential School Survivor, and Dr Andrea Welch (University of Victoria) reunite paintings done at A.I.R.S. with the artists who created them over 40 years ago.  The ad hoc group has reunited 75% of the pieces, saved by their art teacher, with the artists or families of A.I.R.S.’ survivors.  The section begins at 21:45.