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Dr. Diana Brydon, Dr. Joy Chadya, Ry Moran


 Visionary Conversations: We Need To Talk About Racism – September, 2012

CJOB Interview – “Dr. Joyce Chadya on Nelson Mandela’s Death” – December 5, 2013

CBC.ca – “TRC’s Murray Sinclair reflects on Neslon Madela’s legacy” – December 6, 2013: Manitoba Justice Murray Sinclair, head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, talks about Nelson Mandela and the impacts the late anti-apartheid icon has had on Canada's aboriginal communities


“Mandela’s Four Greatest Lessons” by Cambridge author, Charlene Smith

“Mandela’s Precious Legacy Saluted” – Winnipeg Free Press, December 6, 2013

 “Canada’s Truth Commission Learned From Mandela, Says Head” – Justice Murray Sinclair notes similarities between apartheid and residential school experience - CBC News, December 7, 2013

“Announcing the director of the National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation”– UM Today, February 3, 2014


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

“A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.”



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