Indian education in Canada : the legacy
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

1986
Book
Creators
Barman, Jean
Contributors
Hebert, Yvonne, McCaskill, Don, Nakoda Institute.
Description
"The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education. Volume 1 analyzes the education of Indian children by whites since the arrival of the first Europeans in Canada. Volume 2 is concerned with the wide-ranging changes that have taken place since 1972."

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Alternate Title(s)
Occasional paper (Nakoda Institute);Indian Education in Canada
ISBN
077480243X
Contents
Volume 1: Foreword / Chief John Snow -- Preface -- 1. The Legacy of the Past: An Overview / Jean Barman, Yvonne Hebert, Don McCaskill -- 2. Micmac Literacy and Cognitive Assimilation / Marie Battiste -- 3. Education for Francization: The Case of New France in the Seventeenth Century / Cornelius J. Jaenen -- 4. “No Blanket to be Worn in School”: The Education of Indians in Nineteenth-Century Ontario / J. Donald Wilson -- 5. Creating Little Dominions within the Dominion: Early Catholic Indian Schools in Saskatchewan and British Columbia / Jacqueline Gresko -- 6. Separate and Unequal: Indian and White Girls at All Hallows School, 1884-1920 / Jean Barman -- 7. A Very Imperfect Means of Education: Indian Day Schools in the Yukon Territory, 1890-1955 / Ken Coates -- 8. The Changing Experience of Indian Residential Schooling: Blue Quills, 1931-1970 / Diane Persson -- Notes on Contributors -- Index -- Volume 2: Foreword / Chief John Snow --  Preface -- 1. The Challenge of Indian Education: An Overview / Jean Barman, Yvonne M. Hebert, and Don McCaskill -- 2. First Nations Control of Education: The Path to our Survival as Nations / Dianne Longboat -- 3. Role Shock in Local Community Control of Indian Education / Richard King -- 4. Education as a Total Way of Life: The Nisga'a Experience / Alvin McKay and Bert McKay -- 5. The Cree Experience / Billy Diamond -- 6. Mi'kmaq Linguistic Integrity: A Case Study of Mi'kmawey School / Marie Battiste -- 7. Blue Quills Native Education Centre: A Case Study / Lucy Bashford and Hans Heinzerling -- 8. My Elders Tell Me / Beatrice Medicine -- 9. Revitalization of Indian Culture: Indian Cultural Survival Schools / Don McCaskill -- 10. The Education of Urban Native Children: The Sacred Circle Project / Vernon R. Douglas -- 11. Training Indian Teachers in a Community Setting: The Mount Currie Lil'wat Programme / Lorna B. Williams and June Wyatt -- 12. Evaluation of Indian Education: Issues and Challenges / Yvonne M. Hebert -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.
Notes
Volume 2 has subtitle : The challenge.
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