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The Circle Game: Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada Revised Edition Roland David Chrisjohn

The Circle Game: Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada Revised Edition

Roland David Chrisjohn

Published January 17th 2006
ISBN : 9781894778053
Paperback
328 pages
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Was the residential school era a misguided feature of Canadas generous humanitarian inclinations toward Aboriginal peoples? Were the notorious brutal acts of the operators of these schools the sporadic and isolated deeds of a few malign individuals?MoreWas the residential school era a misguided feature of Canadas generous humanitarian inclinations toward Aboriginal peoples? Were the notorious brutal acts of the operators of these schools the sporadic and isolated deeds of a few malign individuals? The authors of The Circle Game shout a resounding No! to these and related questions, arguing that existing accounts in various Canadian and Aboriginal media systematically obscure and misinform about the facts and their interpretation.