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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...

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...

Beyond the orange shirt story : a collection of stories from family and friends of Phyllis Webstad before, during, and after their residential school experiences —Webstad, Phyllis, author.

Beyond the Orange Shirt Story is a unique collection of truths, as told by Phyllis Webstad's family and others, that will give readers an up-close look at what life was like before, during, and after their Residential Sc...

An overview of residential schools in Canada

This program introduces the history of the residential school system in Canada.

Burning in this midnight dream —Halfe, Louise, 1953- author.

Burning in the Midnight Dream is the latest collection of poems by Louise Bernice Halfe. Many were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in her as the Truth and Reco...

The boy who walked backwards —Sures, Ben, 1967- author.

The boy who walked backwards is a moving story about a young Ojibway boy, Leo, and his family in Serpent River First Nation. Leo's life turns to darkness when forced to attend residential school. Back home for Christma...

The journey forward : a novella on reconciliation.

"From award-winning authors Richard Van Camp and Monique Gray Smith come two honest and memorable middle-grade novellas on residential schools and reconciliation. The novellas will be bound together in a "flip-book" form...

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 ...

Gaawin gindaaswin ndaawsii = I am not a number —Dupuis, Jenny Kay, author.

"A translation of I Am Not a Number to Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) - Nishnaabemwin, Nbisiing dialect. The book includes both English and Anishinaabemowin. I Am Not a Number is the true story of eight-year-old Irene, who is...

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: 23 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 ...

The orange shirt story —Webstad, Phyllis, author.

"This true story also inspired the movement of Orange Shirt Day which could become a federal statuatory holiday When Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) turned six, she went to the residential school for the first time. On her fi...

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