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From Bear Rock Mountain The Life and Times of a Dene Residential School Survivor

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  • ISBN: 9781927366813
  • Physical Description: electronic resource
    remote
    1 online resource
    272 p.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : Touchwood Editions, 2019.

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General Note: Electronic book.
Summary, etc.: -- In 1949, Antoine Mountain was born on the land near Radelie Koe, Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories. At the tender age of seven, he was stolen away from his home and sent to a residential schoolârun by the Roman Catholic Church in collusion with the Government of Canadaâthree hundred kilometres away. Over the next twelve years, the three residential schools Mountain was forced to attend systematically worked to erase his language and culture, the very roots of his identity.While reconnecting to that which had been taken from him, he had a disturbing and painful revelation of the bitter depths of colonialism and its legacy of cultural genocide. Canada has its own holocaust, Mountain argues.As a celebrated artist and social activist today, Mountain shares this moving, personal story of healing and the reclamation of his Dene identity.
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Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] Touchwood Editions 2019 Available via World Wide Web.
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Format: Adobe EPUB
Requires: cloudLibrary (file size: 23.8 MB)
Subject: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY|Native Americans|
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY|Personal Memoirs|
SOCIAL SCIENCE|Indigenous Studies|
Genre: Electronic books.

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