The Davin Report, 1879

Davin Report

14 March 1879
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Industrial Schools for Indians and Half-Breeds by Nicholas Flood Davin, also known as the Davin Report, reported on the effectiveness of American industrial schools for Indigenous children. Commissioned by Prime Minister John A. Macdonald, recommendations in this report led to the creation of government-funded industrial schools—now commonly called residential schools—in Canada.

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