Stolen From Our Embrace

Stolen From Our Embrace

The Abduction of First Nations Children and the Restoration of Aboriginal Communities

Book - 1997
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This important and timely book is a balance of the most gruesome elements of assimilation: church-run schools, the child welfare system, survivors of sexual abuse, and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome counter-balanced against heroic stories of children who survived, fought back, and found their way home.

Harrrowing stories are presented wherever possible in the first person, by Fournier, a journalist, and Cree, a B.C native spokesperson and activist, and a stolen child himself. The final message is optimistic, suggesting that redress and reconciliation could enrich the entire country by creating healthy aboriginal communities.

Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c1997.
ISBN: 9781550546613
1550546619
Branch Call Number: 970.1 F778
Characteristics: 250 p. ill.
Additional Contributors: Crey, Ernie 1949-

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