No single route or experience for Métis children into residential schools: TRC report

Canada’s residential school system was a partnership between the federal government and the churches. When it came to the Métis, the partners had differing agendas.

Rita Evans went to the Grouard, Alberta, school for four years. Religious instruction and drudge work, with very little emphasis on classroom education, loom large in her memory of the school. Dechâtelets Archives, Oblates of Mary Immaculate collection

By CHIEF WILTON LITTLECHILD, MARIE WILSON, MURRAY SINCLAIR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:00 AM

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