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A national crime : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986

Author: John S Milloy
Publisher: Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, ©1999.
Series: Manitoba studies in native history, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the history of the residential school system in Canada from ideology to destructive impact on individuals, families and communities. Topics covered include the management of the system, death and disease, malnutrition, neglect, abuse, assimilation, acculturation, and the cultural impact of the system on Aboriginal peoples.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Kaṇada
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John S Milloy
ISBN: 0887551661 9780887551666 0887556469 9780887556463
OCLC Number: 40534807
Description: xix, 402 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Vision: The Circle of Civilized Conditions. 1. The Tuition of Thomas Moore. 2. The Imperial Heritage, 1830 to 1879. 3. The Founding Vision of Residential School Education, 1879 to 1920 --
pt. 2. Reality: The System at Work, 1879 to 1946. 4. "A National Crime": Building and Managing the System, 1879 to 1946. 5. "The Charge of Manslaughter": Disease and Death, 1879 to 1946. 6. "We Are Going to Tell You How We Are Treated": Food and Clothing, 1879 to 1946. 7. The Parenting Presumption: Neglect and Abuse. 8. Teaching and Learning, 1879 to 1946 --
pt. 3. Integration and Guardianship, 1946 to 1986. 9. Integration for Closure: 1946 to 1986. 10. Persistence: The Struggle for Closure. 11. Northern and Arctic Assimilation. 12. The Failure of Guardianship: Neglect and Abuse, 1946 to 1986. Epilogue: Beyond Closure, 1992 to 1998.
Series Title: Manitoba studies in native history, 11.
Responsibility: John S. Milloy.

Abstract:

Documents the history of the residential school system in Canada from ideology to destructive impact on individuals, families and communities. Topics covered include the management of the system, death and disease, malnutrition, neglect, abuse, assimilation, acculturation, and the cultural impact of the system on Aboriginal peoples.

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