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From truth to reconciliation : transforming the legacy of residential schools / prepared for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation by Marlene Brant Castellano, Linda Archibald, Mike DeGagné.

Castellano, Marlene Brant, 1935- (Author). Archibald, Linda. (Added Author). DeGagné, Mike. (Added Author). MacDonald, David, 1936- A call to the churches : "You shall be called the repairer of the breach" (Added Author). Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada) (Added Author).
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Robertson Library E96.5.C37 2008 37348007263668 STACKS Available -
Robertson Library E96.5.C37 2008 37348007236565 STACKS Available -
Subject: Indians of North America > Education > Canada > History.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Canada > History.
Native peoples > Canada > Residential schools > History.

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  • ISBN: 9781897285596
  • ISBN: 9781897285619
  • ISBN: 1897285590
  • ISBN: 1897285612
  • Physical Description: xiii, 425 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Ottawa : Aboriginal Healing Foundation, 2008.

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General Note: Issued also in French under title: De la vérité à la réconciliation : transformer l'héritage des pensionnats.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Section 1: Truth-telling -- Confession of a born again pagan / Fred Kelly -- Reconciliation in the context of a settler society: healing the legacy of colonialism in Canada / Brian Rice and Anna Snyder -- A condensed timeline of events -- A Métis perspective on truth and reconciliation / Tricia Logan -- Reconciliation or conciliation? an Inuit perspective / John Amagoalik -- Expanding the dialogue on truth and reconciliation- in a goodway / Stan McKay -- Section 2: The legacy lives on -- Legacy of residential schools: missing and murdered Aboriginal women / Beverley Jacobs and Andrea J. Williams -- Telling truths and seeking reconciliation: exploring the challenges / Rupert Ross -- Reconciliation means not saying sorry twice: lessons from child welfare in Canada / Cindy Blackstock -- A survivor reflects on resilience / Madeleine Dion Stout -- Section 3: Exploring paths to reconciliation -- Bridging the gap between truth and reconciliation: restorative justice and the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Jennifer J. Llewellyn -- A Jade Door: reconciliatory justice as a way forward- citing New Zealand experience / Robert Andrew Joseph -- Reconciliation possible? reparations essential / Bradford W. Morse -- Reconciliation: a non-Indigenous Australian perspective / John Bond -- Reconciliation: an Indigenous Australian perspective / Debra Hocking -- Section 4: Journey of the spirit -- Speaking my truth: the journey to reconciliation / Garnet Angeconeb with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm -- Perspectives on reconciliation from an Inuk youth / David Joanasie -- Decolonizing education: a building block for reconciliation / William Julius Mussell -- A call to the churches: "you shall be called repairer of the breach" / David MacDonald -- Reonciliation: a spiritual process / Maggie Hodgson -- A holistic approach to reconciliation: insights from research of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation / Marlene Brant Castellano -- Conclusion. -- Appendix 1: Schedule "N"- Mandate for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Appendix 2: Schedule "J"- Commemoration Policy Directive.
Summary: "The legacy of residential schools has weighed heavily on the lives and wellbeing of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals and communities for generations. The Settlement Agreement endorsed by Survivors, churches, and the Government of Canada signals a shared commitment to create a more harmonious, mutually respectful future."
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