Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada

Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada

By: Paulette Regan (author), Taiaiake Alfred (foreword_author)Paperback

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Description

A compassionate and powerful book that will appeal to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal policymakers, politicians, educators, students, and any Canadian with an interest in building a future that both acknowledges and learns from the failures of the past.

About Author

Paulette Regan is the director of research for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. She holds a PhD from the Indigenous Governance Program at the University of Victoria.

Contents

Foreword by Taiaiake Alfred Acknowledgments Introduction: A Settler's Call to Action 1 An Unsettling Pedagogy of History and Hope 2 Rethinking Reconciliation: Truth Telling, Restorying History, Commemoration 3 Deconstructing Canada's Peacemaker Myth 4 The Alternative Dispute Resolution Program: Reconciliation as Regifting 5 Indigenous Diplomats: Counter-Narratives of Peacemaking 6 The Power of Apology and Testimony: Settlers as Ethical Witnesses 7 An Apology Feast in Hazelton: A Settler's "Unsettling" Experience 8 Peace Warriors and Settler Allies Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817783
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • ID: 9780774817783
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 077481778X

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