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Olemaun and Alice

When I Was Eight

Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton

Art by Gabrielle Grimard

Published in 2013 by Annick Press

The Story: Olemaun, an Inuit girl, longs to go to school so she can learn to read the outsiders’ books, especially the book about Alice that her sister Rosie reads. 454 more words

School Stories

Family secrets after the Sixties Scoop

My heart is racing. I’m sitting across a conference table from P, a social worker, in the meeting room of the Elsipogtog child and family services centre. 3,105 more words


Alert Bay, B.C., residential school to be demolished

VICTORIA – A crumbling, omnipresent red brick building has been a haunting presence for thousands of British Columbia aboriginal people who say they faced physical and sexual abuse at the site. 713 more words


The Open University - A History by Daniel Weinbren- Reviewed by Jacqueline Baxter

The Open University
A History
By Daniel Weinbren 2015
Manchester University Press

Review by Jacqueline Baxter
Lecturer in Social Policy – the Open University UK… 1,779 more words


WEBSITE: Where Are The Children? (Residential Schools)

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools.

Between 1831 and 1969, residential schools operated in Canada through arrangements between the Government of Canada and the church.

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History Of Colonization

A Fictional Story is One Step Closer to Digging into the Horrors of the Past (Blog #4)

Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013) is defined by director, Jeff Barnaby, as a revenge fantasy and an “unflinching fictional account of Indigenous agency in the face of the horrors of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools” (Carleton, 1).  833 more words