Métis Memories of Residential Schools

A Testament to the Strength of the Métis

Tile #23

Why Is This Happening?

Why Is This Happening?

Teaching Statement:

The nuns in residential schools meted out much harsh discipline and rare instances of affirmation. The gifting of a barrette for a year of good behavior is one such example.

Reflective Questions:

What beliefs underlie a highly punitive approach to education?

 If you were raised in an institution and unable to depend on others to meet more than your basic needs, how might this impact on your ability to trust others?