Contents
  Tikinagan Elders’ Prayer   7
  Foreword   9
  Preface 11
   
Part 1 Native Care for Native Children    15
  Chapter 1 A Long and Arduous Road   17
  Chapter 2 Tikinagan Today   35
   
Part 2 Loss of Land and Culture — Shaking Our Foundation   51
  Chapter 3 Loss of Land    53
  Chapter 4 Loss of Economic Stability   65
  Chapter 5 Loss of Native Culture    79
   
Part 3 Theft of our Children   93
  Chapter 6 Residential Schools   95
  Chapter 7 Day Schools   111
  Chapter 8 The Non-Native Child Welfare System   117
   
Part 4 Reclaiming Our Children   125
  Chapter 9 Founding Tikinagan Child and Family Services 127
  Chapter 10 Developing the Agency   143
  Chapter 11 Surviving Adversity   155
  Chapter 12 Building a Native Service Model   171
   
Part 5 Journey toward Healing and Strength   191
  Chapter 13 Our Children Deserve More   193
  Chapter 14 Meaningful Partnerships with Government   209
  Chapter 15 Expanding the Circle of Caring   225
  Chapter 16 Honouring the Next Generation: Holding True to the Vision   237
   
  Prayer of Thanks   251
  Endnotes   253
  Sources   258
  Acknowledgements   268
  Index   271
   

"… a timely and very important contribution to the field of child welfare in Canada." Don Fuchs  Professor and Retired Dean, Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
   
   
   
   
   
 

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