From Truth to Reconciliation
From Truth to Reconciliation

From truth to reconciliation : transforming the legacy of residential schools
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

Castellano, Marlene Brant, Archibald, Linda, DeGagné, Mike
Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada)
"This volume is a collection of papers and brief reflections from more than thirty contributors who have worked to create just and inclusive societies in Canada and abroad. The Aboriginal Healing Foundation is honoured to present a distillation of their experience and wisdom to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as it sets out on its mission to transform the legacy of Indian residential schools" (From Truth to Reconciliation : Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools, preface). 

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9781897285596; 9781897285619
Preface -- Introduction -- sect. 1 / Truth-telling -- Confession of a born again pagan / Fred Kelly (Ojibway, Anishinaabe) -- Reconciliation in the context of a settler society : healing the legacy of colonialism in Canada / Brian Rice (Mohawk) and Anna Snyder -- A condensed timeline of events -- A Métis perspective on truth and reconciliation / Tricia Logan (Métis) -- Reconciliation or conciliation? an Inuit perspective / John Amagoalik -- Expanding the dialogue on truth and reconciliation - in a good way / Stan McKay (Fisher River Cree) -- sect. 2 / The legacy lives on;Legacy of residential schools : missing and murdered Aboriginal women / Beverley Jacobs (Mohawk, Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Bear Clan) and Andrea J. Williams (Sandy Lake) -- Telling truths and seeking reconciliation : exploring the challenges / Rupert Ross -- Reconciliation means not saying sorry twice : lessons from child welfare in Canada / Cindy Blackstock (Gitksan) -- A survivor reflects on resilience / Madeleine Dion Stout -- sect. 3 / Exploring paths to reconciliation -- Bridging the gap between truth and reconciliation : restorative justice and the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Jennifer Llewellyn -- A jade door : reconciliatory justice as a way forward citing New Zealand experience / Robert Andrew Joseph (Māori) -- Reconciliation possible? reparations essential / Bradford W. Morse;Reconciliation : a non-Indigenous Australian perspective / John Bond -- Reconciliation : an Indigenous Australian perspective / Debra Hocking -- sect. 4 / Journey of the spirit -- Speaking my truth : the journey to reconciliation / Garnet Angeconeb (Anishnaabe, Lac Seul) with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm (Anishinaabe, Chippewa, Nawash) -- Perspective on reconciliation from an Inuk youth / David Joanasie (Inuit) -- Decolonizing education : a building block for reconciliation / William Julius Mussell (Skwah, Sto:lo) -- A call to the churches : "you shall be called repairer of the breach" / David MacDonald;Reconciliation : a spiritual process / Maggie Hodgson (Nadleh Whuten Carrier) -- A holistic approach to reconciliation : insights from research of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation / Marlene Brant Castellano (Mohawk, Bay of Quinte) -- Conclusion -- Editorial committee and acknowledgements -- Appendix 1 / Schedule "N" - Mandate for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Issued also in French under title: De la vérité à la réconciliation : transformer l'héritage des pensionnats.
Includes bibliographical references.
First Nations authors.


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