Editor’s note: In this video, journalist Eva Bartlett interviews Roland Chrisjohn, Onyota’a:ka of the Haudenaushaunee (Oneida of the Six Nations Confederacy), originally from the Oneida of the Thames reserve in southern Ontario, about Canada’s residential schools. Chrisjohn is the author of The Circle Game: Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada and a professor in the Native Studies Department at St. Thomas University. Bartlett wrote about the interview with Chrisohn here in the wake of Canada appointing Mary Simon as Governor General.
Eva Bartlett is a Canadian independent journalist and activist. She has spent years on the ground covering conflict zones in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Palestine (where she lived for nearly four years). Follow her on Twitter @EvaKBartlett