Books written by Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

A Knock on the Door

December 18, 2015 | 296 pages
“It can start with a knock on the door one morning. It is the local Indian agent, or the parish priest, or, perhaps, a Mounted Police officer.” So began the school experience of many Indigenous children in Canada for more than a hundred years, and so begins the history of residential schools... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 392 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 978 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 296 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 272 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 88 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 266 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info

Canada's Residential Schools

McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | December 9, 2015 | 824 pages
Between 1867 and 2000, the Canadian government sent over 150,000 Aboriginal children to residential schools across the country. Government officials and missionaries agreed that in order to "civilize and Christianize” Aboriginal children, it was necessary to separate them from their parents and... More Info