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residential school

(in Canada) a boarding school maintained by the Canadian government for Indian and Inuit children from sparsely populated settlements
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My mother was giving my son a gift of the past--her language--which was nearly erased by residential schools.
Fort Providence and Fort Resolution Indian Residential Schools established; first residential schools north of 60[degrees].
The report is based on a six-year inquiry into the systemic abuse of some 150,000 indigenous students who attended the former Canadian government-funded, Christian church-run residential schools for over a century.
The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir
Nunavut and the Northwest Territories are the first in Canada to make the material mandatory for high school graduation, and the Northwest Territories has taken it a step further this year by mandating that all educators receive residential schools training before they can be certified to teach in the territory.
It is clear that Indian Residential Schools, in policy and in practice, were an assault on Indigenous families, culture, language and spiritual traditions, and that great harm was done," said a joint response read, on behalf of the churches, by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.
As our first step, we want the First Nation, Metis and Inuit people of Alberta to know that we deeply regret the profound harm and damage that occurred to generations of children forced to attend residential schools.
The commission was established under the 2007 Indian Residential Schools Settlement.
NATIVE PEOPLES | RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS | CANADIAN HISTORY
Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivors is a history of the residential schools in Canada by award-winning Cree author Larry Loyie, himself a survivor of St.
There are second hand impacts from residential schools and these impacts are called intergenerational impacts.
On behalf of the government of Canada and all Canadians, I stand before you in this chamber so central to our life as a country to apologise to aboriginal peoples for Canada's role in the Indian Residential Schools system.

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