This is an excellent introduction to the history of the Indian Residential School System in Canada. I truly hope it finds its way into every school and church library.

The authors compile personal stories, many photographs, and history in a well sequenced telling of the tragic history of relations between First Nations peoples and colonial Canada.

Dec 18, 2014: rated 4 of 5 stars

Researched and written over the span of almost two decades, the authors document the history of residential schools with first-person interviews (including that of author Larry Loyie) and photographs. It is written in a very accessible way for readers from teens to adults, and should serve as an important introduction to this blight on Canada's history.

Feb 06, 2015: rated it 4 of 5 stars

Very comprehensive summary of Residential Schools and their legacy. Great visuals and witness accounts.

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