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Record #212688:

Truth, reconciliation, and amnesia: Porcupines and china dolls and the Canadian conscience / Keavy Martin.

Title: Truth, reconciliation, and amnesia: Porcupines and china dolls and the Canadian conscience / Keavy Martin.
Author(s): Martin, Keavy.
Date: 2009.
Publisher: [Edmonton]: [University of Alberta]
Abstract: Discusses contemporary relevance of Robert Alexander Alexie's novel Porcupines and china dolls (2002). Based on his own experience of residential schooling, novel examines effects of sexual abuse on three adult males in context of Canadian government's current desire to forget past, thus denying ex-pupils chance of redress, attitude also common among non-Native Canadians.
Notes:

Offprint: English Studies in Canada. Vol. 35, no. 1.

Keywords: 323.1 -- National and ethnic minorities: Indians.
325 -- Colonisation.
325.3 -- Native policy.
37.018.32 -- Boarding schools.
376.74 -- Education, native peoples.
82-3 -- Prose. Fiction.
92 -- Biographies: Alexie, Robert Alexander.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440) -- Northwest Territories.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-PAM: (*41) : 325.3[2009]
SPRI record no.: 212688

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