Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School
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. Interviews were conducted with native people of central interior British Columbia, former students of the school. Two main concepts, cultural invasion and resistance, are revealed.
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