Archive for

1995

02

Sep

Chris McDougall

Chris attended the school during its final years of operation and was part of one of the last graduating classes.

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1991

02

Sep

Jason Yew

Jason Yew chose the Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School for his final year of high school to get away from the city and his family.

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1990

02

Feb

Margaret Benjoe-Starblanket

Margaret attended QIRS for her final high school semester and noticed a big difference from the public school system.

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1983

05

Sep

Tony Burge

Though Tony Burge had no experience with residential schools or Indigenous people before applying to be QIRS program director, after a few bumps it was the best time of his life.

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02

Sep

Carol Lavallee

Carol, a residential school survivor, took a job at QIRS to be near her children, but stayed for 13 years because she loved her work.

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1982

02

Sep

Owen Lavallee

Owen Lavallee attended the Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School from 1982 until he graduated in 1991.

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1981

02

Sep

Tony Stevenson

Tony Stevenson, an advocate for residential school survivors, has mixed feelings about his time in Lebret.

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