Frozen Chains of Childhood
"Perhaps over time we can melt these chains that once bound our people..."
Frozen Chains of Childhood reflects upon the isolating and immobilizing pain of Indigenous children in residential schools. Bound, isolated, frozen and neglected are just a few words to describe the childhood experiences of many residential school children. In working towards rebuilding culture, communities and lives through education and actions, perhaps over time we can melt these chains that once bound these people.
Find this piece on the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Website:
"Frozen Chains of Childhood" was also selected as one of the winning art pieces to be featured on the cover of York University's online ejournal "Revue YOUR Review"