By Eric Taylor Woods
This ebook specializes in the routine fight over the that means of the Anglican Church’s position within the Indian residential schools--a long-running university method designed to assimilate Indigenous young children into Euro-Canadian tradition, during which sexual, mental, and actual abuse have been universal. From the tip of the 19th century until eventually the outset of twenty-first century, the that means of the Indian residential faculties underwent a prolonged transformation. as soon as a logo of the Church’s sacred undertaking to Christianize and civilize Indigenous youngsters, they're now linked to colonialism and pain. In bringing this change to gentle, the booklet addresses why the Church was once so quickly to get involved within the Indian residential faculties and why acknowledgment in their deleterious effect was once so protracted. In doing so, the ebook provides to our realizing of the sociological technique wherein perpetrators come to acknowledge themselves as such.
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A Cultural Sociology of Anglican Mission and the Indian Residential Schools in Canada: The Long Road to Apology by Eric Taylor Woods