Some former Alberni Indian Residential School (AIRS) students will have their artwork on display in the lobby of the Royal Theatre in Victoria. They are also going to present their paintings before each "Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation" ballet performance. Huu-ay-aht former Chief Councillor Jeff Cook, his wife Lavern, his brother Jack and wife Deborah … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht residential school students will present their art in “Going Home Star”
Tayii Ḥaw̓ił Derek Peters is Christopher Williams' uncle. Christopher has found a role model in him. In this digital story, he explains how Derek has supported and cheered him up (čumqstup) in difficult moments of his life. This young Huu-ay-aht talks about how to overcome intergenerational effects of colonization and Residential Schools through praying and "Native Pride."