Residential Schools

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

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling the Future

This is the Final Report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its six-year investigation of the residential school system for Aboriginal youth and the legacy of these … 544 View

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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Preface

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

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The commissioners of the report provide a brief outline of their process and the goal of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 2 $0.20 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 to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, Foreword by Randy Fred, Introduction

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Randy Fred debunks the concept of “Indians” and claims that Native people live within a world of imagery that isn’t their own. Daniel Frances further explores the myth that is … 43 $1.72 Add
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Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, Foreword by Randy Fred, Introduction

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Randy Fred debunks the concept of “Indians” and claims that Native people live within a world of imagery that isn’t their own. Daniel Frances further explores the myth that is … 43 $1.72 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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Commission Activities

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

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Describes the activities that the commission undertook including coast to coast meetings, statement gathering from residential school survivors, national events, education and outreach, and the … 15 $1.50 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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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