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We were children Nous n'étions que des enfants

As young children, Lyna and Glen were taken from their homes and placed in church-run boarding schools. The trauma of this experience was made worse by years of untold physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the effects of...

Knowing the past, facing the future : Indigenous education in Canada

"In 1867, Canada's federal government became responsible for the education of Indigenous peoples: Status Indians and some Métis would attend schools on reserves; non-Status Indians and some Métis would attend provincia...

Decolonizing and indigenizing education in Canada

"Providing practical and theoretical perspectives, this edited collection seeks to advance critical scholarship on several issues related to interrogating the complexities around decolonization and indigenization of post...

Sharing our success : more case studies in Aboriginal schooling —Fulford, George Taylor, 1954- author.

Reducing the persistent achievement gap between Aboriginal students and their peers is recognized as a national priority. This report springs from a study of schools that, despite extraordinary challenges, are producing ...

Thou shalt not be an Indian : a residential school survivor's story —Kakakaway, Robert, author.

Robert Kakakaway attended Marieval Indian Residential School for six torturous years. His powerful memoir is more than just a glimpse, so prepare yourself, as you witness his daily experiences and the hardships he faced ...

Employment and education —Rose, Simon, 1961-

Examines education and employment issues for native peoples in Canada.

Reconciliation & the way forward

"Reconciliation & the Way Forward builds on the leadership of Survivors by providing insight into how individuals from across the fields of health care, education, justice, visual arts, and literature take up the healing...

Indigenous writes : a guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit issues in Canada —Vowel, Chelsea, author.

"In Indigenous Writes, Chelsea Vowel initiates myriad conversations about the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. An advocate for Indigenous worldviews, the author discusses the fundamental issues--the te...

Canada's residential schools. Volume 3 : the Métis experience : the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. —Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, author.
Microform
2015
Availability: 21 of 24

The residential school system established for Canada's Indigenous population in the nineteenth century is one of the darkest, most troubling chapters in Canada's history. While some people regard the schools established ...

"I thought Pocahontas was a movie" : perspectives on race/culture binaries in education and service professions

This book examines the challenges and resistance found within professional groups working with Aboriginal and racial minority peoples. For teachers, social workers, healthcare providers and professors, the greatest barri...

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