Resistance and renewal : surviving the Indian residential school / Celia Haig-Brown.
The first book of its kind, Resistance and Renewal is a fascinating collection of Native perspectives on the Kamloops Indian Residential School, and a more general overview of the evolution of Native education. Thirteen interviews with Native people, all former students of K.I.R.S. form the nucleus of the book – a frank depiction of various aspects of school life, and a telling account of the resistance movement against the system’s oppressive environment which sought to stifle Native culture.
- ISBN: 9780889781894
- ISBN: 0889781893
- Physical Description: 164 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia : Tillacum Library, 1988.
- Copyright: ©1988.
Includes index, bibliography and appendices.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Setting the scene -- The governments -- Missionaries -- The Secwepemc -- From home to school -- At home -- The transition -- School life -- The school day -- Extracurricular activities -- Discipline -- Family visits and summer holidays -- The resistance -- Going home -- Appendix A: Problem and literature review -- Appendix B: Methodology -- Appendix C: Participants -- Appendix D: Interview schedule -- Appendix E: Map of bands of Shuswap Nation -- Appendix F: Study implications -- Bibliography -- Index.
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