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Indigenous / Xwulmuxw Studies: Residential Schools

Selected resources to guide research related to residential and other schools and Indigenous peoples

Every Child Matters - Orange Shirt Day

On September 30th, we wear orange shirts to honour the children who survived residential schools and to remember those who never made it home.

Residential Schools: Selected Book & eBook Resources

Residential Schools: Books, eBooks & Video in the Library@VIU

Selected Library books, eBooks and video related to First Nations experience in residential and other schools (here...)

Residential Schools: Search Terms

Examples of subject terms to use to search for information on residential schools:

"native peoples" AND "residential schools"

indians AND "residential schools"       

metis AND "residential schools"

"residential schools" AND "british columbia"

"native schools"

"off-reservation boarding schools"

"indian day schools"

Note: 'indians' abbreviates a longer formal subject term: "Indians of North America"

Residential Schools: Selected Reference Sources

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