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

Author: John S Milloy; Mary Jane Logan McCallum
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2017] 2017.
Series: Critical studies in native history, 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [New edition]View all editions and formats
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"I am going to tell you how we are treated. I am always hungry."--Edward B., a student at Onion Lake School (1923) "[I]f I were appointed by the Dominion Government for the express purpose of spreading tuberculosis, there is nothing finer in existance that the average Indian residential school."--N. Walker, Indian Affairs Superintendent (1948) For over 100 years, thousands of Aboriginal children passed through the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(CaOONL)20169059421
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John S Milloy; Mary Jane Logan McCallum
ISBN: 9780887555213 0887555217
OCLC Number: 988040559
Description: 1 online resource (xliii, 409 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Title: Critical studies in native history, 11.
Other Titles: Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986
Responsibility: by John S. Milloy ; with a 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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