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Effects of residential schools

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Amber Hsieh

on 14 April 2014

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Transcript of Effects of residential schools

the treatment in Residential Schools
Bernice Logan
some effects on individuals& Communities

poor self-esteem
lack of positive role model
loss of parenting skills
inability to speak own language
separation form community and family
feeling of being unloved and uncared for
Father Albert Lacomb, a priest respected by the Francophone, Anglophone, Cree and Siska people,who called hime "the man of great heart"
Father Alberta Lacombe
Father Albert Lacomb traveled west from Montral in 1852.
He developed a reputation for honesty, compassion , and justice
Lacombe witnessed the rrising of the new comers and the First Nations people over land,rights,and differing lifestyels.
He decided it was best to send Aboriginal children to school to teach them European ways
Bernice Logan Voice
Effects of residential schools

Taskeen Abid
Eva Wu
Amber Xie

Thank you!
separation from community
separation form family
rules against speaking their Aboriginal languages
exposure to Negative views about Aboriginal culture
Harsh conditions
Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse
Father Alberta Lacombe
" We don't feel the church did anything wrong by taking these children and educating them. These schools were partly orphanages. Children with terrible home lives and children whose parents wanted them to come went to the schools." ------Bernice Logan, former teacher
Bernice Logan thought they were doing what was god for Aboriginal children and didn't think the churches were doing anything wrong by taking the children and educating them.
she thought the residential schools were partially orphanages and only children who had terrible home lives or whose parents wanted them to come were the ones who were students of the residential schools
Rufus Good striker, former student
Rufus Goodstriker thought residential schools helped prepare Aboriginal students to survivie in modern society by teaching them things like reading ,writing, history, science, operating machinery, and doing farm chores.
Oka, Qubec (1990)
A golf course expansion was planned on land that the Mohawks claimed was there land.
First Nation Actions
themselves and barricaded a road near Oka, Quebec to protest the golf course expansion
Response to this Actions
Quebec police arrived and bullets were shot by both sides, resulting in one officer being killed.
The Stony Point band was protesting that land was taken by the army during World War II
and was not returned to them despite promises that it would be.
First nations Actions
the Stony Point band set up a roadblock and occupied land in a provincial park in 1995
response to this Actions
Police moved in and during the ensuing battle one Stony Plain band member was killed ( Dudley George)
Caledonia, Ont(2006)
Six Nations of the Grand River disputing land claim for a parcel of land in Caledonia ON where a residential subdivision was proposed
First Nations Actions
Aboriginal people barricaded a road in the tow of Caledonia
Response to this actions
Violent protests between protestors and residents of the town of Caledonia
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