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Indian Residential Schools

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Elsa Elshani

on 11 October 2013

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Transcript of Indian Residential Schools

Indian Residential Schools
European missionaries set up the first of the Indian Residential Schools.
Residential Schools were established to eliminate all aspects of Aboriginal culture and to assimilate Aboriginals into European life.
One of the many Indian Residential Schools
Changing the Aboriginal culture
Map of were Indian Residential Schools were set up.
The first Indian Residential School was opened in 1842.
Residential Schools were set up everywhere in the country. There were on average eleven schools in each province in Canada.
Religions that were taught in each province.
Aboriginal children between the ages of 4-16 attended the Indian Residential Schools.
Duncan Campbell Scott was the head of the Canadian government's Department of Indian Affairs. This organization funded for the Indian Residential Schools.
Not every child had the same experience in the Indian Residential schools. Some say it was a good experience but others say it was the worst times of the lives.
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