Backgrounder: The Residential School System


Subject:
K-12 Education , History By Place , Canada , Boarding Schools

Description:
Information from the Canadian government about the government-supported residential school system that "grew out of Canada's missionary experience with various religious organizations," and which ceased operation completely in the mid-1990s. Discusses the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, which supports people "affected by the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in the residential school system." In English and French. From Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

Publisher:
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/gs/schl_e.html


PID= res:lii-19858