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

Author: John Sheridan Milloy
Publisher: Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, ©1999.
Series: Manitoba studies in native history, 11
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Sheridan Milloy
ISBN: 9780887553035 0887553036 9780887554155 0887554156
OCLC Number: 955621712
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 402 p., [10] p. de lám.) : il., ports.
Contents: pt. 1. Vision: the circle of civilized conditions --
pt. 2. Reality: the system at work, 1879-1946 --
pt. 3. Integration and guardianship, 1946-1986.
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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