#45: Escaping Residential School on Horseback
The dark history of Canada’s residential schools is still an open wound for many Indigenous people. But amidst the pain and trauma, there are also stories of resilience and courage. One such story was shared by a Reddit user, who revealed that their grandfather had escaped a residential school on horseback. This remarkable feat is a testament to the resourcefulness and determination of Indigenous people who refused to let colonial oppression break their spirit.
It’s also a reminder that even in the face of overwhelming adversity, hope and freedom can still be found. As we continue to reckon with the legacy of residential schools, it’s important to honor and celebrate stories like this that highlight the strength and resilience of Indigenous peoples.