"Speaking my truth" : reflections on reconciliation & residential school
 

"Speaking my truth" : reflections on reconciliation & residential school
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2012
Book > Biography
Contributors
Lowry, Glen., Dewar, Jonathan., DeGagné, Mike., Rogers, Shelagh., Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada).
Description
"Following the success of an earlier Book Club edition, this volume has been revised and re-edited for scholastic and academic purposes. These essays, which shed light on the lived and living experiences and legacies of Residential Schools, are offered in the sincere hope that your reading and discussion of them will become part of a much needed dialogue on reconciliation in Canada."

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Alternate Title(s)
Cultivating Canada.
Reflections on reconciliation & residential school
Response, responsibility and renewal.
ISBN
9780988127425; 0988127423
Contents
Foreword / Shelagh Rogers -- From truth to reconciliation -- Speaking my truth: The journey to reconciliation / Garnet Angeconeb -- Reconciliation or conciliation? An Inuit perspective / John Amagoalik -- A survivor reflects on resilience / Madeleine Dion Stout -- Confession of a born again pagan (excerpt) / Fred Kelly -- A call to the churches: "You shall be called the repairer of the breach" / David macDonald -- Perspective on reconciliation from an Inuk youth / David Joanasie -- Response, responsibility, and renewal -- On the side of the angels / Jose Amaujaq Kusugak -- Truth about residential schools and reconciling this history: A Michif view / Rita Flamand -- Cry me a river, white boy / Drew Hayden Taylor -- Returning to harmony / Richard Wagamese -- The little girl who would be Chief / Sophie Pierre née Eustace -- Cultivating Canada -- A sorry state / Mitch Miyagawa -- Aiyah! A little rouse of time and space (excerpt) / Sid Chow Tan -- By turns poetic: Redress as transformation (excerpt) / Roy Miki -- Apologies -- "I'm sorry" / Mike DeGagne -- Learning from the past: selected documents of reconciliation and apology from Canadaian government and churches -- By design: one book, among many / Glen Lowry.
Notes
Selections drawn from the Aboriginal Healing Foundation's three volume series: Truth and reconciliation: v.1. From truth to reconciliation ; v. 2. Response, responsibility and renewal ; v. 3. Cultivating Canada.
"A reader"--Cover.
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