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By Eric Taylor Woods

This e-book specializes in the routine fight over the which means of the Anglican Church’s function within the Indian residential schools--a long-running institution procedure designed to assimilate Indigenous young children into Euro-Canadian tradition, within which sexual, mental, and actual abuse have been universal. From the top of the 19th century till the outset of twenty-first century, the that means of the Indian residential colleges underwent a chronic transformation. as soon as an emblem of the Church’s sacred undertaking to Christianize and civilize Indigenous kids, they're now linked to colonialism and anguish. In bringing this change to mild, the ebook addresses why the Church used to be so quickly to get involved within the Indian residential colleges and why acknowledgment in their deleterious effect was once so protracted. In doing so, the e-book provides to our realizing of the sociological technique through which perpetrators come to acknowledge themselves as such.

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