A National Crime

the Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986
Anniversary reissue, with new foreword.
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For over 100 years, thousands of indigenous children passed through the Canadian residential school system. Begun in the 1870s, it was intended, in the words of government officials, to bring these children into the "circle of civilization." The results, however, were far different. More often, the schools provided an…


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