The Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada, as the longest serving Aboriginal health professional organization in Canada with 40 years in existence, offers its steadfast support in honor of the courageous work the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has brought about.
Lisa Bourque-Bearskin, President says "As nurses, we have walked side by side with many survivors of residential schools and their families. Many of our Indigenous Nurses have also survived residential schools directly. We have treated and cared for many in our communities who have struggled to find healing and wellness."
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