Indian school road : legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2014
Book
Related School
Shubenacadie (NS)
Creators
Benjamin, Chris
Contributors
Paul, Daniel N
Description
"In Indian School Road, journalist Chris Benjamin tackles the controversial and tragic history of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School, its predecessors, and its lasting effects, giving voice to multiple perspectives for the first time. Benjamin integrates research, interviews, and testimonies to guide readers through the varied experiences of students, principals, and teachers over the school’s nearly forty years of operation (1930-1967) and beyond. Exposing the raw wounds of Truth and Reconciliation as well as the struggle for an inclusive Mi’kmaw education system, Indian School Road is a comprehensive and compassionate narrative history of the school that uneducated hundreds of Aboriginal children"--publisher's website.

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ISBN
9781771082136; 1771082135
Contents
Foreword by Daniel Paul -- Introduction: Why and How -- I: Before Shubenacadie : A superiority Complex, The Canadian Residential School System -- II: The Shubenacadie Indian Residential School : A School of Maritime Indians, The Men in Charge, The Teachers, The Children -- III: One Year from Another : Push for Change, The Last Decade -- IV: After Shubenacadie : Children in Care, Lasting Hurt, Reconciliation, Moving Education -- Circiling Back -- Sources and Acknowledgements -- Further Reading.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Issued also in electronic format.
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