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Canada's Residential Schools - Reconciliation Vol. 6

The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Canada's Residential Schools - Reconciliation( )
Author: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Staff,
Series title:McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7735-4662-2
Publication Date:Dec 2015
Publisher:McGill-Queen's University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize" Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and their home communities. For children, life in these schools was lonely and alien. Discipline was harsh, and daily life was highly regimented. Aboriginal languages and cultures were denigrated...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Indigenous Studies
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
History / Native American
Education / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.7 x 9.8 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.32 Pounds



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