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category: Political Science
published: Oct 2017
ISBN:9780889774995
publisher: University of Regina Press
imprint: U of R Press

Children of the Broken Treaty

Canada's Lost Promise and One Girl's Dream (New Edition)

by Charlie Angus

tagged: human rights, indigenous studies
Description

In this new edition of Charlie Angus's award-winning and bestselling book, he brings us up-to-date on the unrelenting epidemic of youth suicides in Indigenous communities, the Thunder Bay inquiry into the shocking deaths of young people there, the powerful impact of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report, and how the Trudeau government's commitment to Indigenous communities continues to be stymied by decades-old policy roadblocks.

About the Author

Charlie Angus

CHARLIE ANGUS is the founder and editor of The High Grader -the magazine about life in Northern Ontario. He is the Member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay.
Awards
  • Winner, Saskatchewan Book Awards
  • Winner, 2015 INDIEFAB Award
  • Winner, Ontario History and Social Sciences Teacher Award
Editorial Reviews

"Discomforting reading, but essential."

— John Ralston Saul

"In reading this historic chronicle of the painful poverty among the Cree in James Bay, Ontario, Canada, I keep thinking how incredible it is that a member of parliament could care so much about his constituency and devote so much of his time to helping the beautiful people of the land of the Cree and Ojibway in sub-Arctic country."

— Alanis Obomsawin, Filmmaker

"Gripping. Disturbing. Maddening."

— Joseph Boyden

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