ContentsSect. 1 : History in our midst -- On the side of the angels / Jose Kusugak -- Reconciliation: The only way forward to fair and enduring coexistence / Rene Dussault -- née Eustace: The little girl who would be chief / Sophie Pierre -- The Labrador Inuit experience with Canadian governance / James Igloliorte -- Both sides now: Designing white men and the other side of history /Susan Crean -- Truth about residential schools and reconciling this history: A Michif view / Rita Flamand -- For everything there is a season / Ian MacKenzie -- Cry me a river, white boy / Drew Hayden Taylor -- When the Prime Minister said sorry / Mick Dodson -- Sect. 2 : Reconciliation, restitution, rhetoric -- Inuit artistic expression as cultural resilience -- Returning to harmony /Richard Wagamese -- Dispelling ignorance of residential schools / Peter Harrison -- Reconciliation: For First Nations this must include fiscal fairness / Scott Serson -- Apology and reconciliation: A timeline of events -- Restitution is the real pathway to justice for indigenous peoples / Taiaiake Alfred -- You can't un-ring a bell: Demonstrating contrition through action / Waziyatawin -- Beyond sorry: Making the apology genuinely meaningful in Australia? / David Hollinsworth -- Half-truths and whole lies: Rhetoric in the “apology” and the truth and reconciliation commission / Roland Chrisjohn and Tanya Wasacase -- Sect. 3 : Tomorrow's history -- Remembering the children: The Church and Aboriginal leaders tour / Fred Hiltz -- Reconciliation and the revitalization of indigenous languages / Valerie Galley -- The inherited legacy: As a hyphen Canadian / Mari Tanaka -- The role of culturally relevant gender-based analysis in reconciliation / Erin Wolski -- Reconciliation: A “dangerous opportunity” to unsettle ourselves / Natalie A. Chambers -- Reconciliation: Four barriers to paradigm shifting / John Ralston Saul -- Inherited history, international law, and the UN declaration / Gregory Younging -- Conclusion -- About the editorial committee and acknowledgements -- App. 1 / Canada's statement of reconciliation -- App. 2 / Canada's statements of apology -- App. 3 / Church apologies -- App. 4 / Communiqué of the Holy See press office -- App. 5 / Government of Newfoundland apology -- App. 6 / Australia's apology -- App. 7 / United States of America's proposed apology : President Barack Obama's message for First Americans.
NotesAlso issued in French under the title: Résponse, responsabilité et renouveau : cheminement du Canada vers la vérité et la réconciliation.
Issued as part of the Canadian electronic library, Documents collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
Aboriginal Healing Foundation research series
Includes bibliographical references.
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