When Saskatchewan survived the Scoop of the Seventies, Scott Moe was preparing for the Prime Minister, saying that survivors shared stories.
On Monday morning at the Regal Legislature, Moe will apologize for the government's role in distinguishing indigenous peoples' culture, language, families and identity. Rod Belanger is not ready to accept it.
"Right now I do not favor forgiveness. I'm doing this because people want to recover some of their voices," said Belanger.
In February, the province joined the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society (SSISS) in Saskatchewan to share the circles. SSISS made some recommendations to the province and the accusation that the province announced in weeks.
Sixty thousand indigenous children discovered Seventy-Twenties were found throughout Canada, from their families and from around the world and from around the world, especially white families, in the 1960s and 80s.
Belanger, 57, a member of the SSISS, was arrested about age 3. He was promoted by a white family and suffered physical abuse at age 12 in a group house.
Belanger met his mother and sister at the pool in the Regina neighborhood.
"My mother and sister were standing up for a while, I was surprised," said Belanger.
He finally met his father and other relatives.
"Honeymoon is a stage when we meet with our families and then we are all of us."
Some lovers suggested that the birth of the children be survived by families, but this is not the norm.
Belanger said that his education brought him a difficult prison and incarceration. He saved it when he took part in traditional dance.
Apology survivor's back team
Belanger said the SSISS leadership was split almost separated into eight circles during Saskatchewan.
"They felt that they wanted to get something out of our apologies and felt half," this is a bunch of bulls, "he said.
"Sorry right now, it's a big debate."
The government needs more time to apologize for what has happened and understand what happened.
It's not easy to hear the apology, he says alive
Melissa Parkin is lucky enough to compare Sixties Scoop with her neighbors.
"I've heard a lot of stories and I was lucky enough to get home, but I lost my culture and my language and personality loss. I did a lot of work to work myself and who I was," said Parkyn, the SSISS coordinator.
Parkyn was born in North Battleford, with a mother of 14 children. Six years later he was six years old and he grew up in Alberta. It was raised by a white family. Parkyn's 18-year-old daughter found birth.
"I did not know Cree. I did not know the background of my First Nations, my culture, my language," said Parkyn.
He said he was apologizing that "it will not be easy".
Parkyn said a lot of alive could not share circles; Others told a painful story.
"There was no way to go through the door. No doubt, stories were told. They only handed them in a letter, such as going inside and telling the story."
Others chose no choice, and others did not want to apologize.
"Those who did not survive the Scoop of the Seventies still arrived home and were not on the way home, they did not match or still were looking for their family, because stories were so tragic and abuse was not good for me."
Both Parkyn and Belanger want to extend the duration of the formal apology to the province's actions. Their recommendations share the circles, add to Sixties Scoop centers and release apprehension records.
Saskatchewan will be asked to apologize for a third province, following Manitoba and Alberta. In May, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley apologized. Seven indigenous peoples were forgiven.