assimilation policies and brutal methods to civilize and
educate the Indians- result was destruction of traditional
socialization and passing on of culture/language/history.
Forced to go to Residential schools, no alternative no
The Indian Act was the Indians ruination in many ways.
Sign language Amerindian - was useful in residential schools,
lip reading common in aboriginal people.
In Residential schools, English in the class room, Latin
in Church and French in the recreational supervisory areas.
to write, everyone wrote same letter to parents in Residential
schools because students possibly unable to write or compose
own letters or were thought they couldn't. Main reason
was so the parents would not know what was going on in
school and the children wrote every thing was fine and
learning a lot.
Average grade achieved in most residential schools 5-6.