We Were So Far Away > Resources

To order a printed copy of the We Were So Far Away book, Inuit and the Residential School System booklet, or DVD, please visit http://www.legacyofhope.ca/about-us/request-our-resources

Book

This 189 pg book includes the full interview transcripts of all eight Survivors.

book
Click to download the We Were So Far Away book.

Inuit and the Residential School System booklet

Inuit and the RS

Click to download the Inuit and the Residential School System booklet.

Video

See the eight Inuit Residential School Survivors talk about their experiences (27 minutes, 2011)

Websites

Recommended Reading and Viewing

A selection of the growing number of books, websites, and articles that document the history and legacy of residential schools

Publications

Berger, Thomas. Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland: the Report of the Mckenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry. Ottawa, ON: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1977.

King, David.  A Brief Report of the Federal Government of Canada’s Residential School System for Inuit/Bref compte-rendu du Régime du pensionnats pour les Inuit du gouvernement fédéral du Canada. Ottawa, ON: Aboriginal Healing Foundation, 2006.

Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP). Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Volume 1, Chapter 10: “Residential Schools”. Ottawa, ON: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1996.

Younging, Gregory, Jonathan Dewar, and Mike DeGagné, eds. Response, Responsibility, and Renewal: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Journey/Réponse, responsabilité et renouveau. Cheminement du Canada vers la vérité et la réconciliation. Ottawa, ON: Aboriginal Healing Foundation, 2009. Younging, Gregory, Jonathan Dewar, et Mike DeGagné. Réponse, responsabilité et renouveau. Cheminement du Canada vers la vérité et la réconciliation. Ottawa (ON) : Fondation autochtone de guérison, 2009.

Castellano, Marlene Brant, Linda Archibald, and Mike DeGagné, eds. From Truth to Reconciliation: Transforming the Legacy of residential schools/De la vérité à la réconciliation. Transformer l’héritage des pensionnats. Ottawa, ON: Aboriginal Healing Foundation, 2008.

Survivor Stories

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Warning - This website contains subject matter that may be disturbing to some viewers, particularly Survivors of the Residential School System.

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