"A national crime" : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986 (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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"A national crime" : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986

Author: John Sheridan Milloy; Mary Jane Logan McCallum
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, 2017.
Series: Critical studies in native history, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, the schools provided an inferior education in an atmosphere of neglect, disease, and often abuse. Using previously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sheridan Milloy; Mary Jane Logan McCallum
ISBN: 9780887557897 0887557899
OCLC Number: 1005114794
Description: xliii, 409 pages : illustrations.
Series Title: Critical studies in native history, 11.
Other Titles: Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986.
Responsibility: John S. Milloy ; foreword by Mary Jane Logan McCallum.

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With the conclusion of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, more Canadians than ever are aware of the ugly history of Canada's residential schools. Nearly twenty years earlier, John Milloy's A  Read more...

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One of the 100 most important Canadian books ever written""-Literary Review of Canada""Milloy's book should be mandatory reading of all citizens of the Americans""-Globe and Mail.

 
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