This page describes the type of records held by the NCTR. These include materials from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (for example, surivors' testimonies), federal government records about the schools and some church records.
On this page from the NCTR is a reminder that information in their research database may cause difficult emotional responses. A phone number to a national survivor support line is provided, along with provincial support contacts.
Search the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation collection
This site provides access to a massive collection of archival material related to individual residential schools and to the activities, including survivors' testimonies, of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Find guides about the following topics:
•What is found at Library and Archives Canada?
•Finding Residential School Records
•Types of federal government records held at Library and Archives Canada
•Types of non-governmental records held at Library and Archives Canada
•Online Resources for Kids
This is a guide to Indigenous-related materials held by the City of Winnipeg Archives. Topics:
• Urban Indigenous Population
• Settler Colonialism
• Building Relationships
• Indian Residential Schools
• The Aqueduct, Shoal Lake, and Winnipeg
• Family History
• Indigenous Achievement
• Researcher Services