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Circle Game, The

Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada Revised Edition

by (author) Roland Chrisjohn, Sherri Young & Michael Maraun

Publisher
Theytus Books
Initial publish date
Jan 2006
Category
General, Native American
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894778053
    Publish Date
    Jan 2006
    List Price
    $29.95

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Was the residential school era a misguided feature of Canada's generous humanitarian inclinations toward Aboriginal peoples? Were the notorious brutal acts of the operators of these schools the sporadic and isolated deeds of a few malign individuals? The authors of The Circle Game shout a resounding "No!" to these and related questions, arguing that existing accounts in various Canadian and Aboriginal media systematically obscure and misinform about the facts and their interpretation.

About the authors

Roland Chrisjohn's profile page

Sherri Young's profile page

Michael Maraun is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University.

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Other titles by Michael Maraun