By Eric Taylor Woods

ISBN-10: 1137486708

ISBN-13: 9781137486707

This booklet makes a speciality of the routine fight over the which means of the Anglican Church’s position within the Indian residential schools--a long-running college process designed to assimilate Indigenous kids into Euro-Canadian tradition, during which sexual, mental, and actual abuse have been universal. From the top of the 19th century until eventually the outset of twenty-first century, the that means of the Indian residential colleges underwent a prolonged transformation. as soon as an emblem of the Church’s sacred venture to Christianize and civilize Indigenous kids, they're now linked to colonialism and affliction. In bringing this modification to gentle, the booklet addresses why the Church was once so quickly to get involved within the Indian residential faculties and why acknowledgment in their deleterious impression was once so protracted. In doing so, the booklet provides to our figuring out of the sociological procedure wherein perpetrators come to acknowledge themselves as such.

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