From 1867-1914 hundreds of thousands of Canadians, immigrants, and Aboriginals were moving west and impacted the region. Economically, industries crucial to Canada today, mining, agriculture, and oil became especially paramount. 322 more words
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EDMONTON – A study suggests the legacy of residential schools has left some indigenous people more wary and fearful of Canada’s current education system.
The study, published in this month’s issue of the Canadian Review of Sociology, suggests that distrust leads parents to be less engaged with teachers and could hurt their children’s education. 427 more words
Richard Wagamese’s Indian Horse (2012; Douglas & McIntyre) is a harrowing, yet ultimately uplifting, novel that explores the impact of Canadian residential schools on generations of Aboriginal Canadians.Why, then, is it being reviewed on a hockey blog? 1,363 more words
Nearly 100 people gathered Wednesday afternoon for the third-annual memorial walk to remember children who died at a Regina residential school.
The yearly walk was organized by the three groups, the Regina Indian Industrial School (R.I.I.S) Commemorative Association, Saskatchewan Missing and RIIS Media Project. 248 more words