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Indian School Road Legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School

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    Nimbus Publishing, 2014
    Note: This book was produced thanks to support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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  • Author: Benjamin, Chris
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    2014
    Summary:

    In Indian School Road, 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 for the first time. 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 Aboriginal children.

    Original Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: Atlantic Canadian