The Legacy of Residential Schools







This resource was created for the "Journey of Heroes" Conference at Leq'á:mel in Deroche on January 19, 20 and 21, 2010. Additional materials can be found in UFV libraries.


Library Resources:

Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada). Annual report / Aboriginal Healing Foundation. Ottawa : Aboriginal Healing Foundation, [1999?]-. Call number: E 96.5 A36 1999-2005 (Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Website)

Agnes, Jack S. Behind closed doors : stories from the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Kamloops, B.C. : Secwepemc Cultural Education Society, c2006. Call number: E 96.6 K34 B45 2006(Abbotsford, Chilliwack)

Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. The day of the apology June 11th, 2008 [videorecording] = Jour de la présentation des excuses le 11 juin 2008. [Ottawa] : Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, c2009. Call number: E 96.5 D39 2009 DVD (Abbotsford)

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Stolen children [videorecording]. Toronto : CBC Learning, c2008. Call number: E 96.5 S75 2008 DVD (Chilliwack)

Fournier, Suzanne. Stolen from our embrace : the abduction of First Nations children and the restoration of aboriginal communities. Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c1997. Call number: E 78 C2 F69 1997 (Abbotsford, Chilliwack)

Glavin, Terry. Amongst God's own : the enduring legacy of St. Mary's Mission.&nnbsp;Mission, BC : Longhouse Publishing, c2002. Call number: E 96.6 S16 G52 2002 (Abbotsford, Chilliwack)

Grant, Agnes. Finding my talk : how fourteen Native women reclaimed their lives after residential school. Calgary : Fifth House, c2004. Call number: E 96.5 G718 2004 (Abbotsford, Chilliwack)

McKegney, Sam. Magic weapons : Aboriginal writers remaking community after residential school. Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, c2007. Call number:E 96.2 M335 2007 (Chilliwack)

Milloy, John Sheridan. A national crime : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986. Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, c1999. Call number: E 96.5 M556 1999 (Abbotsford, Chilliwack)

Stonefish, Brent. Moving beyond : understanding the impacts of residential school. Owen Sound, Ont. : Ningwakwe Learning Press, c2007. Call number: E 96.5 S76 2007 (Abbotsford, Chilliwack)

Stout, Madeleine Dion.Aboriginal people, resilience and the residential school legacy. Ottawa : Aboriginal Healing Foundation. Call number: E 96.5 S86 2003 (Abbotsford, Website)

Other Resources:

Aboriginal Healing Foundation: http://www.ahf.ca/

Assembly of First Nations: http://www.afn.ca/


Where are the Children? : Healing the Legacy of Residential Schools: http://www.wherearethechildren.ca/



Last updated Feb. 8, 2010, lm.

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