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❰Reading❯ ➶ They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School Author Bev Sellars – Spectekhnika.pro Like thousands of Aboriginal children in the United States Canada and elsewhere in the colonized world Xatsu'll chief Bev Sellars spent part of her childhood as a student in a church run residential sLike thousands of Aboriginal children in the United States Canada and elsewhere in the colonized world Xatsu'll chief Bev Sellars spent part of her childhood as a student in a church run residential school These institutions endeavored to civilize Native children through Christian teachings; forced separation from family language and culture; and strict discipline Perhaps the most symbolically potent strategy used to alienate residential school children was addressing them by assigned numbers only not by the names with which they knew and understood themselvesIn this frank and poignant memoir of her years at St Joseph's Mission Sellars breaks her silence about the residential school's lasting effects on her and her family from substance abuse to suicide attempts and elouently articulates her own path to healing They Called Me Number One comes at a time of recognition by governments and society at large that only through knowing the truth about these past injustices can we begin to redress themBev Sellars is chief of the Xatsu'll Soda Creek First Nation in Williams Lake British Columbia She holds a degree in history from the University of Victoria and a law degree from the University of British Columbia She has served as an advisor to the British Columbia Treaty Commission.

Like thousands of Aboriginal children in the United States Canada and elsewhere in the colonized world Xatsu'll chief Bev Sellars spent part of her childhood as a student in a church run residential school These institutions endeavored to civilize Native children through Christian teachings; forced separation from family language and culture; and strict discipline Perhaps the most symbolically potent strategy used to alienate residential school children was addressing them by assigned numbers only not by the names with which they knew and understood themselvesIn this frank and poignant memoir of her years at St Joseph's Mission Sellars breaks her silence about the residential school's lasting effects on her and her family from substance abuse to suicide attempts and elouently articulates her own path to healing They Called Me Number One comes at a time of recognition by governments and society at large that only through knowing the truth about these past injustices can we begin to redress themBev Sellars is chief of the Xatsu'll Soda Creek First Nation in Williams Lake British Columbia She holds a degree in history from the University of Victoria and a law degree from the University of British Columbia She has served as an advisor to the British Columbia Treaty Commissio.

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  1. Kayleen E. Kayleen E. says:

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  2. Christine Malaka Christine Malaka says:

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  3. William Eddy William Eddy says:

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