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Program of The Truth Commission into Genocide in Canada

The Truth and Its Consequences: A Reply to my Detractors

Letters, Replies and Tales



Supplementary Affidavits

Key Newspaper Articles

Government Legislation

Archival Documents Canadian Department of Indian Affairs (DIA)

Evidence of Genocidal Mortality Rates in Residential Schools

Publications of IHRAAM

Probing Questions for the UCC

Full Report (PDF Format - 309K)

Full Report
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Hidden from History:
The Canadian Holocaust

Biography of Reverend Kevin Daniel Annett

Secretary, The Truth Commission into Genocide in Canada
(established September 3, 2000, in Vancouver, BC, from a mandate arising from the IHRAAM Tribunal into Canadian Residential Schools, June 12-14, 1998, Vancouver)

Author of Hidden from History: The Canadian Holocaust (February 2001), and Love and Death in the Valley (First Books, November 2002)

Born Edmonton, Alberta, 1956
Raised in Winnipeg and Vancouver

Education and Professional Background:

B.A., Anthropology, University of British Columbia (UBC), 1983
M.A., Political Science, UBC, 1986
M.Div, Vancouver School of Theology, 1990
Graduate with Honors, Native Ministries Consortium, 1993
Worked as Counsellor and Community Organizer, 1976 - 1990
Ordained as a Minister in the United Church of Canada, May, 1990
Served in churches in rural Manitoba, 1990-91

Served as Director of Urban Ministry program and Chaplain at Fred Victor Mission, Toronto, 1991-92

Hired as Minister of St. Andrew's United Church, Port Alberni, BC, July 1992; tripled the size of this congregation and served there until summarily fired without cause or notice on January 23, 1995, after uncovering evidence of murders and land theft by United Church officers; subsequently expelled from United Church ministry without due process, March 1997

Ordained as Minister in the Cooperative Community Fellowship Church, December, 1995

Counsellor and Documenter, Residential School Healing Circles, Vancouver, 1996-present

Organized IHRAAM Tribunal into Canadian Residential Schools, under the auspices of the United Nations, June 12-14, 1998, Vancouver; served as Advisor and authored final report of the Tribunal

Founded the Truth Commission into Genocide in Canada, September 2000

Hired as Lecturer in Canadian Studies, Langara College, Vancouver, September 2000

Created and Hosts "Hidden from History", a public affairs and human rights program on Vancouver Cooperative Radio, February 2001 to present

Presently serving as Minister of All Peoples' Church, a non- denominational community church uniting native and non-native people, Vancouver

Other Achievements and Involvements:

1. Founder or Co-Founder of the following Organizations:

The British Columbia Educational Task Force, 1973
The Hamilton Union of the Unemployed, 1978
The Green Party of British Columbia, 1983
The Lower Mainland Solidarity Coalition, 1983
The Coalition to Oppose the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), 1984
The Ecumenical Coalition for Social Justice, 1986
The Melita Rural Life Survival Network, Manitoba, 1990
The Loaves and Fishes Food Bank, Port Alberni, 1992
Low Income Folks Together (LIFT), Port Alberni, 1993
Justice in the Valley (the first coalition of native and non-native political activists), Port Alberni, 1994
The Circle of Justice, Vancouver, 1997
The IHRAAM Tribunal into Canadian Residential Schools, under United Nations auspices, June 1998
The Truth Commission into Genocide in Canada, 2000
All Peoples' Church, New Westminster, 2001

2. Served as Resource Person and Counsellor at Native Healing Workshops and Conferences in the following First Nations:

Tseshaht and Opitchesaht bands, Port Alberni, 1993-95
Kwantlen band, Fort Langley, 1997
Songhees Nation, Victoria, 1998, 2000
Squamish Nation, Vancouver, 1998
Burrard band, Vancouver, 1998
Micmac Nation, Bear River band, Nova Scotia, 1999
Cowichan and Nanaimo bands, Duncan, 2000, 2001
Anishnabe Nation, Sioux Lookout, Ontario, May 2002
Thunderbird House, Winnipeg, May 20023
... and at uncounted sessions of Urban Native societies in Vancouver, Victoria, Port Alberni and Winnipeg between 1993 and the present


1. Have published articles or reviews in these periodicals:

Canadian Dimension
The American Indian Review (UK)
The New Internationalist (UK)
Against the Current (USA)
Nexus (Australia)
Ha-Shilth-Sa (Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council, Port Alberni)
The Eastern Door (Akwesasne Six Nations, Montreal)
The Victoria Times-Colonist

2. Published Books:

Hidden from History: The Canadian Holocaust (2001)
Love and Death in the Valley (2002)
Hidden from History, Second Edition (October 2005)

Other information:

Website: http://canadiangenocide.nativeweb.org
email: kevinannett@yahoo.ca

Kevin Annett is Live on Vancouver Co-op Radio: Every Monday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (PST) on 102.7 FM, CFRO (Vancouver, Canada)

Tune in to Kevin's lively public affairs program "Hidden from History". Guests include activists from the west coast native community, anti-poverty movements, and ordinary men and women battling injustice, police brutality and globalization on the ground.

The program also features regular updates from The Truth Commission into Genocide in Canada, and the mounting evidence of crimes against humanity committed in Christian residential schools.

For more information, or to volunteer with the program,
contact Kevin at 1-888-265-1007.

New Audio Web Site Launches.

On this site, http://www.hiddenfromhistory.org/ ,you'll now be able to hear Kevin Annett's radio programs every week, his recent lecture series on the nature and roots of Genocide, and oral testimonies from native eyewitnesses to crimes against humanity in Canada.

So tune in and tell others, especially those skeptics who keep saying "Where's the proof?".