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Indigenous Resources

Reading Lists focused on the Residential School System

Key Resources

Residential Schools keyword searching

Keyword Searches using the Library's Search box

Try the following keywords: 

  • "Residential schools" (this will give you the largest number of results)
  • "Boarding schools"
  • "Industrial schools"
  • You can also search using the specific name of a school. For names of schools see the List of Residential Schools in Canada.

Note:  1) You can use limiters to limit to books or media once you have done your search 2) You can add additional terms to your search, For example" "residential schools" "british columbia"