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Knowing the past, facing the future : Indigenous education in Canada

Author: Sheila Carr-Stewart
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Purich Books, [2019]
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"In 1867, Canada's federal government became responsible for the education of Indigenous peoples: Status Indians and some Métis would attend schools on reserves; non-Status Indians and some Métis would attend provincial schools. The system set the stage for decades of broken promises and misguided experiments that are only now being rectified in the spirit of truth and reconciliation. Knowing the Past, Facing the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Knowing the past, facing the future.
Vancouver, British Columbia : Purich Books, 2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Carr-Stewart
ISBN: 9780774880374 0774880376 9780774880381 0774880384 9780774880367 0774880368
OCLC Number: 1111802972
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 303 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Sheila Carr-Stewart --
"One school for every reserve": Chief Thunderchild's defence of treaty rights and resistance to separate schools, 1880-1925 / Sheila Carr-Stewart --
Placing a school at the tail of a plough: the European roots of Indian industrial schools in Canada / Larry Prochner --
The heavy debt of our missions: failed treaty promises and Anglican schools in Blackfoot territory, 1892-1902 / Sheila Carr-Stewart --
If you say I am Indian, what will you do? History and self-identification at humanity's intersection / Jonathan Anuik --
Laying the foundations for success: recognizing manifestations of racism in First Nations education / Noella Steinbauer --
Iskotew and Crow : (re)igniting narratives of Indigenous survivance and honouring trauma wisdom in the classroom / Karlee D. Fellner --
Curriculum after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: a conversation between two educators on the future of Indigenous education / Harry Lafond and Darryl Hunter --
Indigenous and western worldviews: fostering ethical space in the classroom / Jane P. Preston --
Supporting equitable learning outcomes for Indigenous students: lessons from Saskatchewan / Michael Cottrell and Rosalind Hardie --
Hybrid encounters: First Peoples Principles of Learning and teachers' constructions of Indigenous education and educators / Brooke Madden --
The Alberta Métis Education Council: realizing self-determination in education / Yvonne Poitras and Solange Lalonde.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Carr-Stewart.


Knowing the Past, Facing the Future offers a sweeping account of Indigenous education in Canada, from the first treaty promises and the failure of government-run schools to illuminating discussions  Read more...


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