Power through testimony : reframing residential schools in the age of reconciliation /

Power through Testimony documents how survivors are remembering and reframing our understanding of residential schools in the wake of the 2007 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, which includes the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a forum for survivors, families and communities to s...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Capitaine, Brieg (Author, Editor), Vanthuyne, Karine, 1974- (Author, Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Brieg Capitaine and Karine Vanthuyne
  • part 1. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in action
  • On the making of a national tragedy : the transformation of the meaning of residential schools / Eric Taylor Woods
  • Telling a story and performing the truth : the Indian residential school as cultural trauma / Brieg Capitaine
  • Loving to reconcile : love as a political emotion at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Robyn Green
  • Learning through conversation : an inquiry into shame / Janice Cindy Gaudet and Lawrence Martin/Wapistan
  • part 2. Conflicting memories and paths of action
  • Surviving as Mi'kmaq and First Nations people : the legacies of the Shubenacadie Indian residential school in Nova Scotia / Simone Poliandri
  • "National memory" and its remainders : Labrador Inuit counterhistories of residential schooling / Arie Molema
  • Remembering residential schools, accounting for decolonization through development : conflicting viewpoints / Karine Vanthuyne
  • part 3. (Un)reckoning with historical abuses
  • The new victims : perpetrators before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Jula Hughes
  • Residential schools in Canada : why the message is not getting across / Cheryl Gaver
  • Epilogue / Charles R. Menzies.