Ind. Ed. In Canada Vol 1: The Legacy

UBC PressSKU: 077480243X

Author:
Barman, Jean|Hebert, Yvonne|McCaskill, Don
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
172
Publisher:
UBC Press

Price:
Sale price$47.95

Description

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education. Volume 1 analyzes the education of Indian children by whites since the arrival of the first Europeans in Canada. Jean Barman (editor) is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia History Project. Yvonne Hebert (editor) is a professor of education at the University of Calgary. Don McCaskill (editor) is a professor in the Indigenous Studies Department at Trent University. Essays include Marie Battiste's Micmac Literacy and Cognitive Assimilation; and The Changing Experience of Indian Residential Schooling: Blue Quills, 1931-1970 by Diane Persson.

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