A Knock on the Door

A Knock on the Door

The Essential History of Residential Schools From the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Book - 2016
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Gathers material from the several reports the TRC has produced to present the essential history and legacy of residential schools in a concise and accessible package that includes new materials to help inform and contextualize the journey to reconciliation that Canadians are now embarked upon.
Publisher: Winnipeg, MB :, University of Manitoba Press,, 2016
Edition: Edited and abridged
ISBN: 9780887557859
Branch Call Number: 970.00497 TRU
Characteristics: xx, 274 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm


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This book condenses the nationwide inquiry into the legacy of Canada's Residential Schools into an accessible and well-documented format. The commission provides 98 recommendations for ways that non-indigenous Canadians can address present-day injustices and build new relationships.

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