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Daniella Zalcman Hosts @NewYorkerPhoto's Instagram


MIKE PINAY, Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School (1953-1963).“It was the worst 10 years of my life. I was away from my family from the age of six to 16. How do you learn about family? I didn’t know what love was. We weren’t even known by names back then. I was a number.” Image by Daniella Zalcman. Canada, 2015.

For more than a century, many Western governments operated a network of Indian Residential Schools...


This is Daniella Zalcman @dzalcman and I'm back to share some images from my latest @pulitzercenter trip to Saskatchewan, Canada where I was reporting on the legacy of the Indian Residential School system just last week.

These forced assimilation boarding schools for indigenous children were federally funded and ran from the 1830s until 1996.

I will be sharing multiple exposure portraits of survivors from my project, as well as their stories, snippets of our conversations, and some historical context about Canada's painful relationship with its First Nations population.

For more images, head on over to @newyorkerphoto where I'm also taking over their account for the week! Thank you for following along!


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