Chanie Wenjack’s sister talks reading about brother in Gord Downie’s ‘The Secret Path’ | Global News

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The Secret Path: Gord Downie’s Chanie Wenjack tribute album | CBC

Gord Downie’s new album to be released in October is dedicated to residential school runaway Chanie Wenjack and will be accompanied by an 88-page graphic novel by Jeff Lemire. An animated film, inspired by the music and illustrations will be broadcast on CBC on Oct. 23. (Gord Downie/JeffLemire)

The story of Chanie “Charlie” Wenjack, whose death sparked the first inquest into the treatment of Indigenous children in Canadian residential schools | Heritage Minutes

Historica Canada – The 84th Heritage Minute in Historica Canada’s collection.

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The lonely death of Chanie Wenjack | Maclean’s

Chanie was 12, and Indigenous. He died as the white world’s rules had forced him to live—cut off from his people.