Indian School Road Book Launch:September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm, at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
In Indian School Road, journalist Chris Benjamin tackles the controversial and tragic history of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School, its predecessors, and its lasting effects, giving voice to multiple perspectives for the first time.
Benjamin integrates research, interviews, and testimonies to guide readers through the varied experiences of students, principals, and teachers over the school’s nearly forty years of operation (1930–1967) and beyond.
Light refreshments and signed copies of Mister Benjamin’s book will be available after the presentation.
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Chris Benjamin is a freelance writer specializing in environment, social justice, and arts & culture. He’s also a fiction writer. Here you can find examples of his work and information about upcoming readings, signings, talks and other public events.