A Knock on the Door (Paperback)
The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
University of Manitoba Press, 9780887555404, 296pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2016
Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback, Abridged (1/1/2016)
"A Knock on the Door," published in collaboration with the National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation, gathers material from the several reports the TRC has produced to present the essential history and legacy of residential schools in a concise and accessible package.
Survivor and former National Chief of the Assembly First Nations, Phil Fontaine, provides a Foreword, and an Afterword by Aimee Craft introduces the holdings and opportunities of the National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation, home to the archive of recordings, and documents collected by the TRC.
About the Author
Phil Fontaine is a Survivor, TRC honorary witness, and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
Aimee Craft is the Director of Research at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. She is the author of "Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty."