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Resistance and Renewal

Surviving the Indian Residential School

One of the first books published to deal with the phenomenon of residential schools in Canada, Resistance and Renewal is a disturbing collection of Native perspectives on the Kamloops Indian … 172 View

The Beothuk

A history of the Beothuk of Newfoundland. Exciting in its detail, this book gives us a rare picture of a lost people whose culture was destroyed after the arrival of white settlers. This title … 88 View

The Truth About Stories

A Native Narrative

"Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous." Beginning with a traditional … 184 View
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Umingmak

Stuart Hodgson and the Birth of the Modern Arctic

In 1967, Stuart Hodgson, a pugnacious British Columbia labour leader, was the newly-appointed Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, responsible for establishing a fledgling government in the … 326 View

Victims of Benevolence

The Dark Legacy of the Williams Lake Residential School

An unsettling study of two tragic events at an Indian residential school in British Columbia which serve as a microcosm of the profound impact the residential school system had on Aboriginal … 142 View
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"You’ll Never Believe What Happened" Is Always a Great Way to Start

From: The Truth About Stories

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In this reading, Indigenous author and scholar Thomas King explores the idea that stories, both those we tell ourselves and those that are told to us by others, are foundational in establishing … 30 $3.60 Add
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Foreword

Stuart Hodgson and the Birth of the Modern Arctic

From: Umingmak

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This section includes a foreword, author’s note, map of the Northwest Territories in 1970, and Prologue 6 $0.60 Add
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The Story of Canada

From: National Dreams

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In the introduction the author states that Indians were referred to as looking “Alien Like” and that the “British-born Canadians” are the “Elect of the earth”. … 30 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: The Beothuk

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The introduction provides an overview of the sequence of information that is presented in the book and the author’s goals 1 $0.10 Add
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Preface

From: Victims of Benevolence

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In most books, historical records have been written by non-Natives and thus reflect a non-Native cultural orientation. As a result, Native perspectives are often excluded from documentary sources … 16 $0.16 Add
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Preface, Acknowledgements, Introduction

From: Resistance and Renewal

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The author, Celia Haig-Brown, lays the groundwork for the research for Resistance and Renewal. 17 $0.17 Add
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A "Sacred Duty"

Christianity, Civilization, and Indian Education

From: Victims of Benevolence

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Roman Catholic missionaries and the Canadian government shared a vision: to see Native people, through residential schooling, abandon their cultural heritage and their nomadic hunting and fishing … 40 $1.60 Add
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Appointed

Stuart Hodgson and the Birth of the Modern Arctic

From: Umingmak

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Readings in Part One of this title entitled "A Leader in the Making" discuss Stuart Hodgson’s political background. The section discusses his appointment as Commissioner of the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Foreword

From: Resistance and Renewal

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Randy Fred offers a first-hand account of his years at the residential school. Randy’s reflections of his years at the school are objective, yet heart-wrenching and brings focus to the … 20 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Comission of Canada Volume One: Summary

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An overview of what Residential Schools were and provides the history of reconciliation in Canada. Defines reconciliation as a relationship. 26 $0.00 Add
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Prehistory

From: The Beothuk

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This chapter investigates the prehistory of the Beothuk: When and how they first arrived in Newfoundland and the archaeological evidence discovered at numerous sites around the island. 4 $0.40 Add