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How I Survived Lejac Residential School By Ernie Leon George, Sabrina Dugan
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This is the true story of Ernie George, an elderly man we met, hitching, on crutches, in 30 degree weather. When asked how many people had passed him, in the 6 hours that he had been there, he... More > replied, “many”. We inquired why he was hitching 250km, and he explained that he needed to see a doctor about his crutches and bath seat that had not been delivered to him. When asked how he would be getting home,we were surprised to hear he would be hitching,so we offered him a ride. The next day, Ernie took us to the cemetery, where his Great Grandmother was buried. After the cemetery we visited the niece of Leon and Annie George. On our journey to Johnson Bay Landing Ernie told us many stories of his childhood. After showing us where his grandparents used to live we made our way home. The following morning, over breakfast, we asked if he would like to have his book published, as his story needed to be told. He agreed excitedly. You will be astonished at what Ernie went through in the Lejac Residential School.< Less
Career Success Secrets for RESIDENTIAL ADVISORS By Imtiaz Syed
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Residential Advisors Coordinate activities for residents of boarding schools, college fraternities or sororities, college dormitories, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need... More > for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May refer residents to counseling resources if needed. Sample of reported job titles: Resident Director, Resident Assistant, Residence Hall Director, Residence Life Director, Residence Director, Hall Coordinator, Residence Life Coordinator, Residential Life Director, Head Resident, Housing and Residence Life Director< Less
Selected Residential Projects 1991-2014 By aba studio
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ABA Studio is an architecture and design practice specializing in homes and schools. This book features a selection of residential projects in a variety of sizes and styles.
INSTITUTIONALISED 2: Spanking, Caning, Humiliation, Diapers & Discipline: Or, Confined in the Workhouse, the Effect of Prison & School Uniforms, Stern Nurses & Governesses, the Cane, Tawse & Martinet on Young Women in a Long-Term Residential Clinical Study By Garth Toyntanen
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Two young women - each coincidently having an inheritance at stake and a grasping, manipulative stepmother holding the purse-strings - have been talked, cajoled and manipulated into joining a... More > privately financed, residential medical research project. Initially signing up for 3 months, isolated within a secure hospital psychiatric wing in a world of petty rules, straightjackets, bedpans, plastic knickers, diapers, restrictive school uniforms and drab prison dresses, each has now served that term several times over; one bristling under a strict boarding-school regime, the other under prison discipline. Overseen by strict nurses, a stern, cane wielding hospital matron & a female psychiatrist, manipulating her young charges by the deliberate induction of phobias, each has been browbeaten into extending her stay. Elsewhere a girl awakens, ostensibly following a car crash – by why is she restrained behind bars on a locked ward? Why does she recall the sting of the tawse, not the twisting of metal?< Less
INSTITUTIONALISED 2: Spanking, Caning, Humiliation, Diapers & Discipline: Or, Confined in the Workhouse, the Effect of Prison & School Uniforms, Stern Nurses & Governesses, the Cane, Tawse & Martinet on Young Women in a Long-Term Residential Clinical Study By Garth Toyntanen
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Two young women - each coincidently having an inheritance at stake and a grasping, manipulative stepmother holding the purse-strings - have been talked, cajoled and manipulated into joining a... More > privately financed, residential medical research project. Initially signing up for 3 months, isolated within a secure hospital psychiatric wing in a world of petty rules, straightjackets, bedpans, plastic knickers, diapers, restrictive school uniforms and drab prison dresses, each has now served that term several times over; one bristling under a strict boarding-school regime, the other under prison discipline. Overseen by strict nurses, a stern, cane wielding hospital matron & a female psychiatrist, manipulating her young charges by the deliberate induction of phobias, each has been browbeaten into extending her stay. Elsewhere a girl awakens, ostensibly following a car crash – by why is she restrained behind bars on a locked ward? Why does she recall the sting of the tawse, not the twisting of metal?< Less
Cyprian's Way By Laura Harris Stanger
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The struggle to define the relationship of aboriginal and non-aboriginal Canadians to each other, and to the rest of the world, began in the 1600s with the colonization of the New World. That... More > struggle continues to this day. Indian Residential Schools were a part of that struggle for over 100 years, and since the late 1980s many people have told their stories of life at one or another of those schools. Cyprian's Way is our story. Included in this book are the actual words written by students and staff of St. Cyprian's Indian Residential School in their 1956 - 1959 school newsletters. We are proud to share them with our readers. Laura Harris Stanger devoted many years of her adult life to working in Indian residential schools, and she fondly remembers her years at St. Cyprian's as a special time when her skills were challenged and stretched, and her life's values enriched by staff and pupils at the school, and by the people on the Peigan Reserve at Brocket, Alberta.< Less
Laughing Water By Laura Harris Stanger
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Laughing Water whisks a reader back in time to when the First Nations people of northwestern Canada led a nomadic life as fur traders; back to the earliest missionaries who introduced formal... More > education to our first Canadians; and back to when Canadian governments and churches shared this responsibility. Laughing Water is proud to invite its readers to read words written by some of the students and staff of the Chooutla Indian Residential School in their 1955-56 school paper, The Chooutla Grayling. Laura Harris Stanger devoted many years of her adult life to working in Indian residential schools, and she fondly remembers her years at Chooutla as a special time when her skills were challenged and stretched and her life's values enriched by the people of the Yukon.< Less
Looking Back By Isabelle Desbiens, Bonita Juby-Smith
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This anthology of grade-three students' writings opens a door to discussion and deep questioning about Residential Schools. Through these writings the young authors are trying to comprehend the... More > non-comprehensible.< Less
My Name is Dolly By Dolly McRae
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The poems and stories will bring you back in time and tell of moments in Dolly’s life before she went to residential school, and stories of her family and friends. Dolly wrote of the time she... More > spent in Kitwanga, British Columbia and then she tells of her life in Port Alberni.< Less
BUTTERFLY DREAMS By Timothy Spearman
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This crime thriller is based loosely on the history of the Residential School system in Canada. While the names and persons presented in the story are fictional, the novel is based on crimes exposed... More > by Rev. Kevin Annett. Child trafficking and satanic ritual abuse is a serious problem more endemic in our world than anyone realizes. This novel is unique in that the sleuth solving the crime is an astrologer, who employs her art to catch the killer. The author’s knowledge of the occult is profound and the depth of research that has gone into this novel is obvious. While the tale is grim, the heroes and heroines triumph and evil is routed in the end. The fulfilment of Native prophecies at the triumphant conclusion leads to newly awakened hope. A dimensional shift occurs and our prison planet becomes a planet where hopes and dreams can at last be achieved and where nothing can obstruct the truth from setting us free.< Less