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Métis history and experience and residential schools in Canada




The synthesis is divided into three parts: a general historical overview of Métis education; an examination of the social, legal and policy backgrounds regarding the issue of Métis involvement in residential schools; and a brief overview of the impact of the residential school system on the Métis who attended. [...] By the end of the eighteenth century, there were two distinct groups: the Red River Métis who occupied the Red River/Assiniboine basins and the Great Northern Plains of what is now the northern United States and the prairie provinces; and the country-born whose ancestries were essentially Cree and Anglo-Saxon. [...] The persistent influence of the HBC employees, along with the need of the company to respond to the independence of the Native people and other trade pressures, enabled them to have the rudiments of a 1. Statistical information received from the Aboriginal Healing Foundation has not been verified. [...] It was not until the Métis solidified their nationhood at the turn of the nineteenth century when the local European authorities, under the direction of the Hudson’s Bay governor, addressed the issue of. [...] For the most part, the schooling failed in the early to mid-nineteenth century among 14 Métis Residential School Participation: A Literature Review the Catholics because education offered by the priests and nuns was not compatible with the way of life of the Métis and the curriculum was rather irrelevant.



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Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-194)
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