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Words Have a Past: The English Language, Colonialism, and the Newspapers of Indian Boarding Schools

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For nearly 100 years, Indian boarding schools in Canada and the US produced newspapers read by white settlers, government officials, and Indigenous parents. These newspapers were used as a settler colonial tool, yet within these tightly controlled narratives there also existed sites of resistance. This book traces colonial narratives of language, time, and place from the n ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Expected publication: May 22nd 2019 by University of Toronto Press
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