Resistance and renewal : surviving the Indian residential school
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

1988
Book > Interviews
Related School
Kamloops (BC)
Creators
Haig-Brown, Celia
Description
""The purpose of this book is primarily to present Native perspectives of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, and to provide a limited overview of how Native education has evolved. Thirteen interviews with Native people of the central Interior of British Columbia, former students of the school, form the nucleus of this study" (Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School, pg. 25).

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ISBN
0889781893; 9780889781894
Contents
I. Setting the scene -- The governments -- Missionaries -- The Secwepemc -- II. From home to school -- At home -- The transition -- III. School life -- The school day -- Extracurricular activities -- Discipline -- Family visits and summer holidays -- IV. The resistance -- V. Going home -- VI. Epilogue -- Appendices -- A. Problem and literature review -- B. Methodology -- C. Participants -- D. Interview schedule -- E. Map of bands of Shuswap Nation -- F. Study notes.
Notes
"Includes a new preface by the author"--[p.9-11] Back cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-167) and index.
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