A Journey of Discovery, Truth and Reconciliation

In Adoption, Excerpts, Rights, Videos by Adoptionland News

Published on Mar 10, 2016

Cecelia Reekie shares her very personal journey of adoption, reunion, learning and understanding residential schools and reconciliation. Through her reunion with her Dad she learned he is a survivor of the Residential Schools.  Cecelia reminds us that every child has a story and we need to take the time to discover their stories. Cecelia dedicates this talk to all her parents.


Cecelia Reekie is a member of the Haisla First Nation. Cecelia has been involved in Langley Schools for many years, from being involved with Parent Advisory Council’s to serving as a Trustee on the Board of Education from January 2011 – November 2014, and now is a Cultural Presenter with the School District’s Aboriginal Program. Cecelia has an important and poignant story to tell as a child of survivors of Canadian Residential Schools. Cecelia is married and a mother of two sons.

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