Lessons to remember before thinking about, talking about and teaching about residential schools and reconciliation.
Starleigh Grass, Tsilhqot’in, is currently the Senior Policy Analyst for the First Nations Education Steering Committee. Her duties include sitting on the Province of BC’s Curriculum Advisory Committee, Advisory Group on Provincial Assessment, and Competencies Consulting Group. As the mother of a child currently in public school, she is committed to increasing the education system’s capacity to improve outcomes for Aboriginal learners.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at