Cover of the 2nd printing
Cover of the 2nd printing

Residential schools : with the words and images of survivors
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2014
Book > Biography
Creators
Loyie, Oskiniko Larry
Contributors
Spear, Wayne K., Brissenden, Constance
Description
"Included in Residential Schools, with the Words and Images of Survivors are memories of more than 70 former students and family members. Seven comprehensive chapters address key issues, from 'Why did it happen?' and the meaning of culture and traditions, to coping with a new life and healing in a changing world"--dust jacket.

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ISBN
9780993937101; 0993937101
Contents
Introduction: A survivor's story -- Chapter one - Why did it happen?: The Residential School system -- Chapter two - As long as the sun shines: The meaning and culture of traditions -- Chapter three - Leaving home: Away from your own people -- Chapter four - Life at school: The half-day system -- Chapter five - The truth is heard: The dark side of Residential School -- Chapter six - Friendship and laughter: Coping with a new life -- Chapter seven - A changing world: The healing begins.
Notes
Includes map of residential schools, timeline of key dates, and glossary of terms.
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