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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

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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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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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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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 $2.60 Add
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Taking the Image

Part I

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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The author opens part I of the book with a critique of one of the most famous Canadian themed paintings—The Death of Wolfe by Benjamin West and calls it a lie. 25 $0.50 Add
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Taking the Image

Part I

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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The author opens part I of the book with a critique of one of the most famous Canadian themed paintings—The Death of Wolfe by Benjamin West and calls it a lie. The author opens part I of … 25 $0.50 Add
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Setting the Scene

The Governments; Missionaries; The Secwepemc

From: Resistance and Renewal

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The chapter highlights the role the Government and the Oblates of Mary Immaculate played in the life of Native peoples, especially the Secwepemc. 22 $0.44 Add
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The Shuswap Response to Colonialism

From: Victims of Benevolence

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Despite strong opposition, the Shuswap people were forced to adopt the colonial way of living. They were pushed out of their home and discouraged to practice sacred rituals. Ultimately, in 1891, … 24 $0.48 Add
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The Vanishing Canadian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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This chapter calls out the 18th and 19th artists like Paul Kane, Edward Curtis, and others for taking the Indian image and manipulating and displaying in any way they wanted. The image-makers … 50 $2.50 Add
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The Vanishing Canadian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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This chapter calls out the 18th and 19th artists like Paul Kane, Edward Curtis, and others for taking the Indian image and manipulating and displaying in any way they wanted. The image-makers … 50 $2.50 Add
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From Home to School

At Home; The Transition

From: Resistance and Renewal

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This chapter narrates the disruption that the residential schools posed in the lives of the Natives. The author juxtapositions the life at school versus that life before school for the Native … 29 $0.58 Add
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The Early Years of the Mission School

Education and Discipline

From: Victims of Benevolence

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Native children learned the skills they needed to survive, and the beliefs, values, and codes of behaviour appropriate to their society, by a trial-and error process of observing and imitating … 28 $0.56 Add