Madeleine Basile recounts the day she left for Pointe Bleue residential school and memories from the 10 years she spent there.
She shares how those experiences impacted her life. She also discusses her work with other Survivors and her participation in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Survivors Committee.
Mikwetc, Madeleine, for sharing your childhood experiences, talking about your healing work, and welcoming us to Domaine Notcimik.
Warning: This testimony contains descriptions that Residential School Survivors may find emotionally triggering. If you need support, the Residential School Crisis Line is 1-866-925-4419.
Filmed on August 22, 2019 in Nitaskinan, QC.
Cinematographer: Jonathan Elliott
Offline Editor: Genséric Boyle Poirier
Colour: Martin Gaumond + Outpost MTL
Sound mix: Seratone Studios