Unsettling the Settler Within

Unsettling the Settler Within

Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada

Book - 2010
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"In 2008, Canada established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that created Canada's notorious residential school system. Unsettling the Settler Within argues that non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own process of decolonization in order to truly participate in the transformative possibilities of reconciliation. Settlers must relinquish the persistent myth of themselves as peacemakers and acknowledge the destructive legacy of a society that has stubbornly ignored and devalued Indigenous experience. A compassionate call to action, this powerful book offers a new and hopeful path toward healing the wounds of the past."--Publisher description.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2010
Description: xi, 299 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780774817783
077481778X
9780774817776
0774817771
Branch Call Number: 371.829 Reg

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