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

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools

The Devastating Impact on Canada’s Indigenous People and the Reconciliation Commission’s Findings and Calls for Action

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools is designed to provide an introductory-level overview of the history and effects of the Residential School system in Canada. This title makes … 130 View

Seven Fallen Feathers

Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City

The groundbreaking and multiple award-winning national bestseller work about systemic racism, education, the failure of the policing and justice systems, and Indigenous rights by Tanya Talaga. … 387 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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Introduction

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools

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The introduction provides a brief overview of the importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and outlines the goals of the book. 1 $0.10 Add
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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 $0.00 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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Prologue

From: Seven Fallen Feathers

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In this reading, Indigenous author Tanya Talaga begin with a retelling of an Ojibwe myth. She goes on to provide context for the rest of the book by describing the culture, geography, and history … 17 $2.04 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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Chapter 1: Notes from a Blind Man

From: Seven Fallen Feathers

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga recalls how she first became invested in the stories of the seven missing and murdered indigenous students while working as a political reporter covering indigenous … 38 $4.56 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