The syllabics are Ojibwe.
Debwewin means truth. Atrocities have been committed against the Indigenous people of Turtle Island since the beginning of colonization, more than 500 years ago. In recent years, more awareness has been generated due to horrific discoveries at residential schools throughout Canada. Those with Indigenous blood who have had their families suffer seek truth. Non-Indigenous people must not hide from the truth. The path to reconciliation requires the truth to be spoken and listened to.