Shirley Flowers - Residential School Stories
DVD - The Courage to Remember College of the North Atlantic students in HVGB invited Shirley Flowers to speak about her experiences in Residential Schools in Labrador. Shirley went to the Grenfell Mission boarding school in North West River as a child and can vividly remember leaving her family on the North Coast of Labrador behind. Shirley now talks and writes poems about her experiences and how she lost connection with her culture and language. Here is some of what she had to say to the college audience…..