Sacred Bentwood Box used at national events of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Ladysmith artist Luke Marston has created a symbol of truth and healing—a sacred Bentwood Box to be used at the seven national events of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The Commission was created to help individuals, communities, and organizations alike to move beyond the dreadful damage inflicted by the many abuses at Canada’s Indian Residential Schools between 1920 and the 1970s. The Catholic Church operated roughly three-quarters of the residential schools that operated in Canada. The rest were operated by other organized religious groups. (more…)