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Canada's residential schools. the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Volume 1 The history, part 1, Origins to 1939

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Terrace Public Library 971.0049 TRU (Text) 35151001022078 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780773546509 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0773546502 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 962 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Montreal, P.Q. : Published for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission by McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (pages 739-962).
Formatted Contents Note: Statement from the Chair, Justice Murray Sinclair -- Statement from the Commissioner, Dr. Marie Wilson -- Statement from the Commissioner, Chief Wilton Littlechild -- Introduction -- Section 1: The historical context for Canada's residential schools -- Section 2: The Canadian residential school system, 1867-1939 -- Notes -- Biography.
Summary, etc.: "Canada's Residential Schools: The History, Part 1, Origins to 1937 places Canada's residential school system in the historical context of European campaigns to colonize and convert Indigenous people throughout the world. In post-Confederation Canada, the government adopted what amounted to a policy of cultural genocide: suppressing languages and spiritual practices, disrupting traditional economies, and imposing new forms of government. Residential schooling quickly became a central element in this policy."
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Subject: Native peoples -- Canada -- Residential schools
Native peoples -- Canada -- History
Native peoples -- Canada -- Social conditions
Native peoples -- Canada -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Education -- Canada
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Social conditions
Indians of North America -- Canada -- History
Indian boarding schools -- Canada
Off-reservation boarding schools -- Canada
Truth commissions -- Canada
Topic Heading: Aboriginal
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