Stephanie Hofmeyer

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‘It was obviously a policy not to report them’: New research finds at least 3,000 confirmed Indian residential school deaths

‘It was obviously a policy not to report them’: New research finds at least confirmed Indian residential school deaths

We just don't want to believe that corruption and abuse against innocent families and children exists in Canada and the United States. In most peoples minds such things only exist in third world countries!    Quoted from: http://revealingtruthinnovascotia.blogspot.com.au/

We just don't want to believe that corruption and abuse against innocent families and children exists in Canada and the United States. In most peoples minds such things only exist in third world countries! Quoted from: http://revealingtruthinnovascotia.blogspot.com.au/

50,000 children died in Indian Residential Schools . . . the Catholic, Anglican and United churches responsible have been legally, but not morally absolved . . . no one has been brought to trial for these killings.

children died in Indian Residential Schools . the Catholic, Anglican and United churches responsible have been legally, but not morally absolved . no one has been brought to trial for these killings.

Native children during this period were taken from their homes, families, and reservations and shipped over vast distances to the boarding schools. Attendance at such schools was required of all Native children between the ages of 10-18. Children were shorn of their identities in every way, including name, style of dress, and even personal appearance... Students were... taught that they were inferior, and that the school was there to "raise them up" from savagery to the level of non-Natives.

Use of the boarding school as a tool to assimilate Native Americans in the United States was the brainchild of Lieutenant Pratt of the United States Army. These boarding schools were official U. government policy from the until the .

Timeline of residential schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

A timeline of residential schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission outlines the history of residential schools and the role of the Canadian government. This article educates and documents the facts on residential schools in Canada.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

An Indian boarding school refers to one of many schools that were established in the US during late 19th & early 20th centuries to educate Native American children & youths according to Euro-American standards. http://bit.ly/Yt2tAj

This is a picture of students at the Carlisle Industrial Indian School in Carlisle, PA. This school was one of many Native American Indian schools that used assimilationist ideologies to "kill the Indian and save the man" (Henry Pratt).