Shingwauk's Vision: A History of Native Residental

SKU: 0802078583

J. R. Miller
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
University of Toronto Press
Publication Date:

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Shingwauk's Vision: A History of Native Residential Schools is the essential resource for anyone interested in understanding the residential school system in Canada. Miller describes the foundations of the institution as beginning in seventeenth-century New France, its development in the 1880s, and its eventual phasing-out in the 1960s. Topics covered include instruction, work and recreation, care and abuse, and the growing resistance to the system on the part of students and their families. Based on extensive archival research and interviews, this history of residential schools contains a wealth of information especially accounts by the survivors. Shingwauk's Vision is the first comprehensive treatment of residential schools. This book is recommended for college and university courses in Native Studies, Education, and History. Shingwauk's Vision: A History of Native Residential Schools is an authorized teaching resource for Alberta Education grade 10, 11, and 12

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