|Ry Moran, director of the NCTR|
This was definitely one of the sessions I was looking forward to attending. As the archivist at the Musée Héritage Museum I respond to research requests, relating to many of the Aboriginal families from St. Albert, and felt it was important to know more about the development and future plans of the NCTR as it evolves as a centre for housing this important information for Canada.
|Preview of NCTR website that will host digitized records. Set to launch Fall 2015, nctr.minisisinc.com.|
St. Albert was home to two residential schools in the region, the Youville Convent on Mission Hill and the Edmonton Industrial School located near River Lot 56.
I am sure that once the NCTR website is up and running, it will be a valuable source for researching the IRS system in St. Albert and across the country.
If you get the chance I would also recommend visiting the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation archives at the University of Manitoba. The staff at the NCTR are working hard to ensure that the building is a welcoming place for all people, especially Aboriginal People.
I will be back with another blog on my experience at the ACA conference soon… Vino