Truth and indignation : Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools / Ronald Niezen.

Truth and Indignation offers the first close and critical assessment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as it is unfolding. Using interviews with survivors and oblate priests and nuns, as well as testimonies, texts, and visual materials produced by the Commission, Niezen raises some very...

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Uniform Title:Teaching culture.
Main Author: Niezen, Ronald (Author)
Language:English
Published: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2013.
Series:Teaching culture.
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Physical Description:xiv, 173 pages ; 23 cm.
Issued also in electronic format.
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Truth and Indignation offers the first close and critical assessment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as it is unfolding. Using interviews with survivors and oblate priests and nuns, as well as testimonies, texts, and visual materials produced by the Commission, Niezen raises some very important questions: What makes Canada's TRC different than others around the world? What kinds of narratives are emerging and what do they mean for reconciliation, justice, and conceptions of traumatic memory? And what happens to the ultimate goal of reconciliation when a large part of the testimony--that of nuns, priests, and government officials--is scarcely evident? Thoughtful, provocative, and uncompromising, Niezen offers an important contribution to our understanding of the TRC process in general, and the Canadian experience in particular.
Call Number:E96.5 .N54 2013
Bibliography Note:Includes bibliographical references (pages [159]-165) and index.
ISBN:9781442606302 (pbk.)
1442606304 (pbk.)
9781442607729 (bound)
1442607726 (bound)
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Issued also in electronic format.