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A national crime : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986 —Milloy, John S., author.

"For over 100 years, thousands of Aboriginal children passed through the Canadian residential school system. Begun in the 1870s, it was intended, in the words of government officials, to bring these children into the "ci...

Nishga —Abel, Jordan, 1985- author.

"From Griffin Poetry Prize winner Jordan Abel comes a groundbreaking and emotionally devastating autobiographical meditation on the complicated legacies that Canada's reservation school system has cast on his grandparent...

The Regina Indian Industrial School (1891-1910) : historical overview and chronological narrative —Stewart, Douglas.

"The work draws on a wide expanse of archival material to present a history of a relatively large but little-known residential school that operated just outside Regina at the end of the 19th and into the early 20th Centu...

Muffins for granny Des muffins pour grand-maman

This is a remarkably layered, emotionally complex story of personal and cultural survival. Nadia McLaren tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders ...

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...

Truth & reconciliation the legacy of residential schools in Canada

"This program examines the history, legacy and current impacts of the Residential School experience in Canada. From the establishment of the early Residential Schools to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissio...

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...

Nohkom went to residential school —Hadubiak, Maxine.

Learn about one grandmother{u2019}s Residential School experience through the eyes of her granddaughter. This powerful story describes the ordeals and hardships the grandmother faced during her long placement at the scho...

Words have a past : the English language, colonialism, and the newspapers of Indian boarding schools —Griffith, Jane, 1983- author.

"For nearly 100 years, Indian boarding schools in Canada and the US produced newspapers read by white settlers, government officials, and Indigenous parents. These newspapers were used as a settler colonial tool, yet wit...

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