Indian School Road: Legacies

Nimbus PublishingSKU: 9781771082136

Author:
Chris Benjamin
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, Passamaquoddy
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
256
Publisher:
Nimbus Publishing
Copyright Data:
2014

Price:
Sale price$25.95

Description

Indian School Road: Legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School by journalist Chris Benjamin tackles the controversial and tragic history of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School, its predecessors, and its lasting effects, giving voice to multiple perspectives. Benjamin integrates research, interviews, and testimonies to guide readers through the varied experiences of students, principals, and teachers over the school's nearly forty years of operation (1930-1967) and beyond. Exposing the raw wounds of Truth and Reconciliation as well as the struggle for an inclusive Mi’kmaw education system, Indian School Road is a comprehensive and compassionate narrative history of the school that uneducated hundreds of Mi'kmaq children.

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