Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School

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arsenal pulp press, 1988 - Education - 164 pages
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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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Contents

PREFACE
9
FOREWORD
15
INTRODUCTION
25
FROM HOME TO SCHOOL
39
SCHOOL LIFE
58
THE RESISTANCE
98
GOING HOME
115
EPILOGUE
126
APPENDICES
141
BIBLIOGRAPHY
163
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CELIA HAIG-BROWN teaches Education at York University.

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