Picking up the Pieces


Picking up the Pieces: Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket (84min)

The Witness Blanket stands as a national monument to recognize the atrocities of the Indian residential school era, honour the children, and symbolize ongoing reconciliation. In an attempt to honour the more than 150,000 victims of the Canadian residential-school system, including his own father, artist Carey Newman embarks on a long journey to create the Witness Blanket.

 picking up the pieces