They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School by Bev Sellars

They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School

Bev Sellars

nonfiction history memoir emotional reflective slow-paced

227 pages | first published 2013

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Xat'sull Chief Bev Sellars spent her childhood in a church-run residential school whose aim it was to "civilize" Native children through Christian teachings, forced separation from family and culture, and discipline. In addition, beginning at the ...
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emotional 83%
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reflective 70%
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hopeful 20%
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