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They called me number one : secrets and survival at an Indian residential school / Bev Sellars ; [foreword by Hemas Kla-Lee-Lee-Kla (Bill Wilson) ; afterword by Wendy Wickwire].

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  • ISBN: 088922742X
  • ISBN: 9780889227422
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Vancouver : Talonbooks, ©2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Front Cover; Copyright Information; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Map; Genealogical Chart; Chapter 1: My Grandmother and Others Before Me; Chapter 2: Sardis Hospital = Loneliness; Chapter 3: St. Joseph's Mission = Prison; Chapter 4: I Get Religion But What Did It Mean?; Chapter 5: The Body Was No Temple; Chapter 6: A Few Good Memories; Chapter 7: Pain, Bullying, But Also Pleasure; Chapter 8: Home Sweet Home; Chapter 9: Summer of '67; Chapter 10: Life on the Reserve; Chapter 11: One Day I Realized I Had Survived; Chapter 12: Becoming a Leader; Chapter 13: Going to University.
Chapter 14: Final ThoughtsAfterword; Notes; Index; About the Author.
Summary, etc.:
One woman's account of triumph over a childhood spent in an Indian residential school.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Sellars, Bev, 1955-
Sellars, Bev, 1955- > Family.
St. Joseph's Mission (Williams Lake, B.C.) > History.
Sellars, Bev, 1955-
Sellars, Bev, 1955- > Famille.
St. Joseph's Mission (Williams Lake, C.-B.) > Histoire.
Sellars, Bev, 1955-
St. Joseph's Mission (Williams Lake, B.C.)
Shuswap Indians > Education > British Columbia > Williams Lake > History.
Shuswap Indians > Biography.
Shuswap Indians > Crimes against.
EDUCATION / Administration / General
EDUCATION / Organizations & Institutions
Indians of North America > British Columbia > Residential schools.
Secwepemc (Indiens) > Éducation > Colombie-Britannique > Williams Lake > Histoire.
Internats pour Indiens d'Amérique > Colombie-Britannique.
Secwepemc (Indiens) > Biographies.
Secwepemc (Indiens) > Crimes contre.
Shuswap Indians.
Shuswap Indians > Education.
British Columbia > Williams Lake.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.

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