Orange Shirt Day: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Resource ListPosted on: Sep 21, 2021
This residential school resource list was created on behalf of CUE’s Indigenous Knowledge and Research Centre for their virtual event, Sitting with Survivors, on September 27, 2021.
This resource list includes memoirs and stories from residential school survivors, history about residential schools, Truth and Reconciliation Commission volumes, Aboriginal Healing Foundation reports, and residential school testimonies.
Thank you to Danielle Powder, CUE’s IKRC Manager, for help in selecting and highlighting these resources.
Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation & Residential School by Shelagh Rogers, Mike DeGagné, Jonathan Dewar, Glen Lowry, & Aboriginal Healing Foundation
A Knock on the Door: The Essential History of Residential Schools by Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
A Stranger at Home: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton
Aboriginal People, Resilience, and the Residential School Legacy by Madeleine Dion Stout, Gregory D Kipling, & Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Canada’s Residential Schools: Missing Children and Unmarked Burials by Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Fatty Legs: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton
Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada by Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
From Truth to Reconciliation: Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools by Marlene Brant Castellano, Linda Archibald, Mike DeGagné, & Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Injichaag: My soul in Story: Anishinaabe Poetics in Art and Words by Rene Meshake & Kim Anderson
My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell by Arthur Bear Chief
Residential Schools: With the Words and Images of Survivors by Larry Loyie, Wayne K. Spear, & Constance Brissenden
Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School by Celia Haig-Brown
Shin-chi’s Canoe by Nicola I Campbell & Kim LaFave
Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation by Monique Gray Smith
The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir by Joseph Auguste Merasty
See all 41 titles in this resource list in the CUE Library catalogue: https://concordia.on.worldcat.org/list/17950499
In recognition of Orange Shirt Day / National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, CUE Library will be closed on September 30.