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Author Bear Chief, Arthur, 1942- author

Title My decade at Old Sun, my lifetime of hell / Arthur Bear Chief
Published Edmonton, Alberta, Canadea : AU Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Our lives: diary, memoir, and letters
Our lives (Edmonton, Alta.)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell; Afterword: The Burden of Reconciliation; Appendix A: Legal Correspondence; Appendix B: Letters of Apology; For Further Reading
Summary "Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chronological vignettes that depict the punishment, cruelty, and injustice that Arthur endured at Old Sun and then later relived in the traumatic process of retelling his story in connection with a complicated claims procedure. Late in life, after working for both the provincial and federal government, Arthur returned home to Gleichen. It was there that he began to reconnect with Blackfoot language and culture and to write his story."--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-172)
Subject Bear Chief, Arthur, 1942-
Old Sun Indian Residential School (Gleichen, Alta.)
Abused Indian students -- Alberta -- Gleichen -- Biography
Adult child abuse victims -- Alberta -- Gleichen -- Biography.
Siksika Indians -- Education -- Alberta.
Siksika Indians -- Social life and customs.
Siksika Indians -- Alberta -- Biography.
Gleichen (Alta.)
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1771991763
9781771991766 (PDF)
9781771991773 (EPUB)
9781771991780 (MOBI)