"A National Crime"

"A National Crime"

The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879-1986

Book - 1999
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A history of the Canadian residential school system, which affected the lives of thousands of Aboriginal children
Publisher: Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, ©1999.
ISBN: 9780887551666
Characteristics: xix, 402 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm.


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For over 100 years, thousands of Aboriginal children passed through the Canadian residential school system. Begun in the 1870s, it was intended, in the words of government officials, to bring these children into the “circle of civilization,” the results, however, were far different. More often, t... Read More »

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