Healing Histories

Healing Histories

Stories From Canada's Indian Hospitals

Book - 2013
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A collection of Aboriginal perspectives on the history of tuberculosis in Canada's indigenous communities and on the federal government's Indian Health Services. This book features oral accounts from patients, families, and workers who experienced Canada's Indian Hospital system. An intercultural history that models new methodologies and ethics for researching and writing about indigenous Canada based on indigenous understandings of "story" and its critical role in Aboriginal historicity, while moving beyond routine colonial interpretations of victimization, oppression, and cultural destruction.
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, c2013
Description: xlvi, 244 pages : illustrations, photos ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780888646507
Branch Call Number: 616.995 Hea
Additional Contributors: Meijer Drees, Laurie, 1965-


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