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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...

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 ...

I am not a number —Dupuis, Jenny Kay, author.

"A picture book based on a true story about a young First Nations girl who was sent to a residential school. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confu...

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...

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...

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...

An overview of residential schools in Canada

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

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...

White Raven —Spathelfer, Teoni, 1963- author.

"Little Wolf, grown up with children of her own, moves to the country where her mother, White Raven, shares a sad story from her childhood. All grown up with a family of her own, Little Wolf moves from the big city to th...

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...

Wenjack —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.

"An Ojibwe boy runs away from a North Ontario Indian School. He realizes too late just how far away home is. Along the way he's followed by Manitous, spirits of the forest who comment on his plight, cajoling, taunting, a...

Residential schools and reconciliation : Canada confronts its history —Miller, J. R. (James Rodger), 1943- author.

"Since the 1980s successive Canadian institutions, including the federal government and Christian churches, have attempted to grapple with the malignant legacy of residential schooling, including official apologies, the ...

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