The Indian Act and Before
A chief addresses the potlatch law.
Residential schools represented aggressive recruitment by churches.
The Government Abuse of Aboriginal Children: Residential Schools and After
2. “Killing the Indian” in Residential School – psychological abuse
4. The Failure to Protect – racism prevented abused children from being heard
5. The Destruction of Aboriginal Families – children are removed to residential schools, then foster care. Siblings separated.
7. The Failure to Parent – if the state were held to the same parenting standards as it holds real parents, it would lose its right to take care of children.