Aboriginal Children

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Australia's 'stolen' children get apology but no cash
McMahon, Barbara
Article
2008
The stolen generations were Aboriginal children - mainly mixed race - who were removed from their families and sent to institutions or adopted into white families during the last century. Some childre...
Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada's Lost Promise and One Girls's Dream
Angus, Charlie
Book
2015
Angus provides chilling insight into how Canada denies First Nations children their basic human rights.
Dancing With A Ghost: Exploring Aboriginal Reality
Ross, Rupert
Book
1992
Ross examines the differences between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal world views as it relates to culture, justice and values.
Equality: New Internationalist January/February 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at theories on the thought of equality and its progress in society.
The Gladys We Never Knew
Knickerbocker, Nancy
Article
2015
According to the Vital Statistics Act document entitled ''RETURN OF DEATH OF AN INDIAN,'' Gladys Chapman was 12 years, 10 months, and 12 days old on April 29, 1931, when she died in Royal Inland Hospi...
Occupied Canada
Calihoo, Robert; Hunter, Robert
Book
1991
An autobiography of Robert Calihoo, a native Canadian activist who struggled to regain the reserve that his father had sold out to the Canadian government.
Our Spirits Don't Speak English
Richie, Chip (director)
Film/Video
2008
A documentary film about the Native American boarding schools.
Sleeping Children Awake
Hanah, Rhonda Kara
Film/Video
1992
A feature length documentary video outlining the history of the residential school system and its effect on generations of First Nations’ people in Canada.
Still Surviving: Reconciliation Through Everyday Rebellion
Mast, Meghan
Article
2015
Residential school survivors rebuild through small acts of hope and resistance.
This Benevolent Experiment: Indigenous Boarding Schools, Genocide, and Redress in the United States and Canada
Woolford, Andrew
Book
2015
A multi-layered comparative analysis of indigenous boarding schools in the US and Canada.
We Were Children
Wolochatiuk, Tim
Film/Video
2012
A 2012 documentary film about the experiences of First Nations children in the Canadian Indian residential school system.

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Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario (ADCO)
The Association of Daycare Operators of Ontario (ADCO) is the industry association for childcare owner/operators. Member centres may be commercial or not-for-profit enterprises. ADCO receives no government funding. Its members str...

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American Indian boarding schools
Wikipedia article
American Indian boarding schools were boarding schools established in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to educate Native American children and youths according to Euro-A...
Canadian Indian residential school system
Wikipedia article
The Indian residential schools of "residential" (boarding) schools for Native Canadians (First Nations or "Indians"; MĂ©tis; and Inuit, formerly "Eskimos") funded by the Canadian government's Indian Af...
Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future
Summary of the final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
2015
The summary of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: the product of a five-year process of hearing from survivors and compiling evidence. The report calls the schools agents of ...
Report on Australian Stolen Generations
Bringing Them Home Report
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
1997
Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families. This report is a tribute to the strength and struggles of many thousands of Ab...
Stolen Generations
Wikipedia article
The Stolen Generations (also known as Stolen children) were the children of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent who were removed from their families by the Australian Federal and ...

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Toronto Native Times
Periodical profile published 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
Covers a wide range of Native issues.