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Unsettling the settler within: Indian residential schools, truth telling, and reconciliation in Canada

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Regan, Paulette. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GN 400 REG 2010
In 2008, Canada established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that created Canada?s notorious residential school system. Unsettling the Settler Within argues that non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own process of…
Title
Unsettling the settler within: Indian residential schools, truth telling, and reconciliation in Canada
Author
Regan, Paulette
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
UBC Press
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Paperback, 299 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Leadership/Coaching
Abstract
In 2008, Canada established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that created Canada?s notorious residential school system. Unsettling the Settler Within argues that non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own process of decolonization in order to truly participate in the transformative possibilities of reconciliation. Settlers must relinquish the persistent myth of themselves as peacemakers and acknowledge the destructive legacy of a society that has stubbornly ignored and devalued Indigenous experience. A compassionate call to action, this powerful book offers a new and hopeful path toward healing the wounds of the past.
ISBN
9780774817783
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GN 400 REG 2010
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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