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Response, responsibility, and renewal [electronic resource] : Canada's truth and reconciliation journey / edited for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation by Gregory Younging, Jonathan Dewar, Mike DeGagné.


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Canada's truth and reconciliation journey
Réponse, responsabilité et renouveau : cheminement du Canada vers la vérité et la réconciliation.

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Includes bibliographical references.


1 online resource (409 p.)


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Also issued in French under title: Réponse, responsabilité et renouveau : cheminement du Canada vers la vérité et la réconciliation.


This is the second installment in a two-volume set produced by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation. this volume contains personal reflections on the opportunities and challenges posed by the truth and reconciliations process, which was constituted in the 2006 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, to aid in the deliberation of work facing Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.


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Section I : History in our midst. -- 1. On the side of the angels / Jose Kusugak. -- 2. Reconciliation : the only way forward to fair and enduring coexistence / Rene Dussault. -- 3. Née Eustace : the little girl who would be chief / Sophie Pierre. -- 4. The Labrador Inuit experience with Canadian governance / James Igloliorte. -- 5. Both sides now : designing white men and the other side of history / Susan Crean. -- 6. Truth about residential schools and reconciling this history : a Michif view / Rita Flamand. --7. For everything there is a season / Ian McKenzie. -- 8. Cry me a river, White boy / Drew Hayden Taylor. -- 9. When the Prime Minister said Sorry / Mick Dodson.
Section 2 : Reconciliation, restitution, rhetoric -- 10. Inuit artistic expression as cultural resilience / Heather Igloiorte. -- 11. Returning to harmony / Richard Wagamese. -- 12. Dispelling ignorance of residential schools / Peter Harrison. -- 13. Reconciliation : for First Nations this must include fiscal fairness / Scott Serson. -- 14. Apology and reconciliation : a timeline of events. -- 15. Restitution is the real pathway to justice for Indigenous Peoples / Alfred Taiaiake. -- 16. Your can't un-ring a bell : demonstrating contrition through action / Waziyatawin. -- 17. Beyond sorry : making the apology meaningful in Australia? / David Hollinsworth. -- 18. Half-truths and whole lies : rhetoric in the "apology" and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Roland Chrisjohn & Tanya Wasacase.
Section 3 : Tomorrow's history. -- 19. Remembering the children : the Church and Aboriginal Leaders Tour / Fred Hiltz. -- 20. Reconciliation and the revitalization of indigenous languages / Valerie Galley. -- 21. The inherited legacy : as a hyphen Canadian / Mari Tanaka. -- 22. The role of culturally relevant gender-based analysis of reconciliation / Erin Wolski. -- 23. Reconciliation, a "dangerous opportunity" to unsettle ourselves / Natalie A. Chambers. -- 24. Reconciliation : four barriers to paradigm shifting / John Ralston Saul. -- 25. Inherited history, international law, and the UN declaration / Gregory Younging.
Appendix 1: Canada's statement of reconciliation. -- Appendix 2: Canada's statement of apology. -- Appendix 3: Church apologies. -- Appendix 4: Communiqué of the Holy See Press Office. -- Appendix 5: Government of Newfoundland apology. -- Appendix 6: Australia's apology. -- Appendix 7: United States of America's proposed apology. -- [Appendix 8]: President Barack Obama's message for First Americans.


Aboriginal Healing Foundation research series.

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