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34. Black Apple (Joan Crate)

Black Apple is a Canadian novel describing the paternalistic treatment of indigenous individuals by the Catholic Church within residential schools.  The story begins when a young girl is wrenched from her family home and taken away to spend many years institutionalized.  The nuns strove to assimilate … Continue reading

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