Educational Systems and Cultural Genocide
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This chapter provides two extensive case studies that demonstrate the past culpabilities of education systems and educators in actions of cultural genocide. These are (i) the role of schools and school systems in the policy of the ‘Norwegianisation’ of the Sami people during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; and, (ii) following on from the previous chapter, and thereby showing how cultural genocide can ‘complete the task’ begun in actions of physical genocide, the American Indian boarding school system.
KeywordsIndigenous People Indian Child Residential School Reconciliation Commission Indian Affair
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