It is important to acknowledge that impact that this school system had on Indigenous people because of the way we see how residential schools can still be affecting children, and the survivors.
Page Break RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS EXPERIENCE 2 Residential schools can be the cause of identity change amongst Indigenous children because of the way they were forcibly taught and told to forget their language. Children were not taught their mother tongue while being placed in residential schools, which then caused them to encounter a loss of language due to a loss of identity. A Loss of language can affect families in multiple ways and throughout many different generations to come. The language of