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The Chanie Wenjack Collection is located in the Downie - Wenjack Legacy Space on the first floor on the library. This collection contains education resources related to residential schools and reconciliation. Books and audiovisual materials (videos and CD's) housed with this collection can be borrowed for 7 days. Search for resources in this collection by entering the code CBCWC in the Novanet Catalogue on our website.
Truth and Reconciliation Reports
Each volume include extensive bibliography of Primary Sources, Legal Sources (e.g., case laws) and Secondary Sources (books, book chapters, journal articles, reports, websites, newspapers and broadcast media, theses and dissertations)
The volumes are downloadable.
Canada’s Residential Schools: The History, Part 2, 1939 to 2000 by The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Volume 1
Isabelle Knockwood (pp. 193-195)
Isabelle Knockwood first entered residential school at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, on September 1, 1936. Her whole family accompanied her on the walk to school that day. One brother, Henry, had already been attending for four years. But for Isabelle and siblings Joe and Rose Anne, this was the beginning of their residential school lives [...]
Call Number: CBCWC E 96.5 T78 2015
Publication Date: 2015