Saint Mary’s University presents journalist Chris Benjamin’s Indian School Road
Thursday, October 15 at 4:30 pm, Saint Mary’s University presents Chris Benjamin, journalist and author of Indian School Road: Legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School.
Where? At the Loyola Academic Complex (5865 Gorsebrook Avenue) – Room 175.
“…a gut-wrenching and much-needed historical work…I’d like to see Indian School Road as mandatory reading in all Canadian high schools and universities.” –Marjorie Simmins, The Antigonish Review
“It’s a powerful, hard-hitting book that will bring the whole sordid history of the schools to new audiences.”
–Paul Bennett, Chronicle Herald
“Reading this book will at least get us past the comfortable lies.”
–Jon Tattrie, Atlantic Books Today
Through research, interviews and first-hand testimony, journalist Chris Benjamin guides readers through the tragic history of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School, including the stories of students, principals, and teachers from its founding in 1930 to present.