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Indian education in Canada

Author: Jean Barman; Yvonne M Hébert; Don N McCaskill
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia, 1986-1987.
Series: Nakoda Institute occasional paper, no. 2-3.
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Analyzes the history of the education of Indians by whites since the arrival of the first Europeans in Canada. Comprised of eight essays, written by native and white scholars. Volume 2 will focus on recent developments. Includes a chapter on Indian school days in Yukon. Volume two focuses on recent developments in the Indian community to assume control over the education of its children. Includes chapters on the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Barman; Yvonne M Hébert; Don N McCaskill
ISBN: 077480243X 9780774802437 0774802650 9780774802659
OCLC Number: 13527816
Description: 2 volumes ; 23 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. The legacy --
The legacy of the past : an overview / Jean Barman, Yvonne Hébert and Don McCaskill --
Micmac literacy and cognitive assimilation / Marie Batttiste --
Education for Francization : the case of New France in the seventeenth century / Cornelius J. Jaenen --
"No blanket to be worn in school" : the education of Indians in nineteenth-century Ontario / J. Donald Wilson --
Creating little dominions within the dominion : early Catholic Indian schools in Saskatchewan and British Columbia / Jacqueline Gresko --
Separate and unequal : Indian and white girls at All Hallows School, 1884-1920 / Jean Barman --
A very imperfect means of education : Indian day schools in the Yukon Territory, 1890-1955 / Ken Coates --
The changing experience of Indian residential schooling : Blue Quills, 1931-1970 / Diane Persson. --
v. 2. The challenge --
The challenge of Indian education : an overview / Jean Barman, Yvonne M. Hébert, and Don McCaskill --
First Nations control of education : the path to our survival as nations / Dianne Longboat --
Role shock in local community control of Indian education / Richard King --
Education as a total way of life : the Nisga'a experience / Alvin McKay and Bert McKay --
The Cree experience / Billy Diamond --
Mi'kmaq linguistic integrity : a case study of Mi'kmawey School / Marie Battiste --
Blue Quills Native Education Centre : a case study / Lucy Bashford and Hans Heinzerling --
My elders tell me / Beatrice Medicine --
Revitalization of Indian culture : Indian cultural survival schools / Don McCaskill --
The education of urban Native children : the Sacred Circle Project / Vernon R. Douglas --
Teaching Indian teachers in a community setting : the Mount Currie Lil'wat Programme / Lorna B. Williams and June Wyatt --
Evaluation of Indian education : issues and challenges / Yvonne M. Hébert.
Series Title: Nakoda Institute occasional paper, no. 2-3.
Responsibility: edited by Jean Barman, Yvonne Hébert, and Don McCaskill.


The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian  Read more...
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This two volume set of essays is a superb teaching and research aid.? Sharon Roseman and Wayne Fife, Nexus

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