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Indigenous Children's Literature

Curated Bibliography on the Indian Residential School System

In the wake of the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, more children's book are being published which address and respond to the atrocities of the Indian Residential School System in Canada. Many of the books on this list are written by survivors, and speak to the authors' own experiences of residential school. 

Picture Books
Middle Grade/Juvenile Fiction

External Bibliographies

These bibliographies offer curated lists of materials which address the reality of the Indian Residential Schools. Many include additional resources for teaching or encouraging discussion at home. 

Curriculum Resources