Residential Schools
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This pinterest board is laid out as a depiction of what occurred during the time of residential schools. It is a brief summary of some important dates and facts about that time in Canadas history.
    Residential schools were horrible for Aboriginal children and their parents. Families were separated in an effort to try to erase First Nations culture.  Photo: Mission to Partner Collection. (1960).  Assembly hall [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://indigenousfoundations.arts.ubc.ca/the_residential_school_system/

    Residential schools were horrible for Aboriginal children and their parents. Families were separated in an effort to try to erase First Nations culture. Photo: Mission to Partner Collection. (1960). Assembly hall [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://indigenousfoundations.arts.ubc.ca/the_residential_school_system/

    Assimilation. The dominant group tried to oppress Aboriginal culture and integrate them into "civilized society" (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Photo:  Tom Torlino before and after residential school. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://justonereason.net/killing-the-indian-in-the-child/

    Assimilation. The dominant group tried to oppress Aboriginal culture and integrate them into "civilized society" (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Photo: Tom Torlino before and after residential school. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://justonereason.net/killing-the-indian-in-the-child/

    The Indian Act- put in place in 1876. Gave the government legal permission to "regulate the management if reserve lands, money, etc" (class notes, 2018, ch. 5) Photo: Topley, W. (1896). Hayter Reed and stepson Jack Lowery [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://wherearethechildren.ca/en/exhibition/

    The Indian Act- put in place in 1876. Gave the government legal permission to "regulate the management if reserve lands, money, etc" (class notes, 2018, ch. 5) Photo: Topley, W. (1896). Hayter Reed and stepson Jack Lowery [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://wherearethechildren.ca/en/exhibition/

    Children were forced to dress and look more like Europeans, celebrate Christian holidays and not speak their native language (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Punishments were severe for those who did not conform. Photo: Archives Deschâtelets. (1939). Aboriginal children in class [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://wherearethechildren.ca/en/exhibition/

    Children were forced to dress and look more like Europeans, celebrate Christian holidays and not speak their native language (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Punishments were severe for those who did not conform. Photo: Archives Deschâtelets. (1939). Aboriginal children in class [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://wherearethechildren.ca/en/exhibition/

    The Truth and Reconciliation Act Formed in 2008 by Canadian government (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Given large budget to document the stories of those affected and to try to repair the wrong doing.  Photo: Government apology [Photograph]. (2008). Retrieved from http://nctr.ca/about.php

    The Truth and Reconciliation Act Formed in 2008 by Canadian government (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Given large budget to document the stories of those affected and to try to repair the wrong doing. Photo: Government apology [Photograph]. (2008). Retrieved from http://nctr.ca/about.php

    1996- The year that the last residential school closed. They began to shut down in the 1950s, however it was not until 2008 that Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized to those affected (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Photo: Choutla school [photograph]. (1921). Retrieved from http://www.ammsa.com/publications/windspeaker/residential-school-victims-footprints

    1996- The year that the last residential school closed. They began to shut down in the 1950s, however it was not until 2008 that Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized to those affected (class notes, 2018, ch. 5). Photo: Choutla school [photograph]. (1921). Retrieved from http://www.ammsa.com/publications/windspeaker/residential-school-victims-footprints

    September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. This is an event to remember those affected by residential schools in Canada. Influenced by a woman named Phyllis, who was stripped of her orange shirt when she was taken from her home. Every child matters [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://olmc.hwcdsb.ca/239968--Every-Child-Matters

    September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. This is an event to remember those affected by residential schools in Canada. Influenced by a woman named Phyllis, who was stripped of her orange shirt when she was taken from her home. Every child matters [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://olmc.hwcdsb.ca/239968--Every-Child-Matters

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