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Calling our families home : Métis peoples' experience with child welfare / edited by: Jeannine Carrière, Catherine Richardson.

Richardson, Catherine Lynn, 1962- (author,, editor.). Carrière, Jeannine, (author,, editor.).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HV745 .A6 .C14 2017
Barcode: 30731101169393
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781926476100
  • ISBN: 1926476107
  • Physical Description: xviii, 271 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Vernon, BC : JCharlton Publishing Ltd., 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"We know who our relatives are" : Métis identities in historical, political, and legal contexts / Robert L.A. Hancock -- Métis methodology : a possible map for ethical positioning and congruency in research / Catherine Richardson & Jeannine Carrière -- The invisible children of child welfare : legislation, policy and governance models for Métis child welfare / Jeannine Carrière & Catherine Richardson -- Adoption of Métis children : past and present / Jeannine Carrière -- Métis voices -- Otepeyemsowak (the people who own themselves) / Catherine Richardson & Jeannine Carrière -- "Lézoublié (left behind)" : the perceptions of Métis people and the child welfare system in Ontario / Rose E. Cameron, Denise Richer, Tara Yeates, Judy Syrette, & Brenda Powley -- Hello ... We're Métis!! Promoting Métis visibility in the Quebec child welfare system / Elizabeth Fast -- Open Letter. We're all responsible for you -- a love letter to 2spirit Youth Kíwetinohk Kísik (trish pal) -- Ramblers, rovers and invisible soldiers : Métis men in transition / Catherine Richardson -- Métis history, herstory, ourstory : ghosts of the land / Denise Porter -- The me in Métis : finding identity under northern skies / Kita Billington -- Kiikwookew Kwizin and kinship care : attending to the hearts of Métis children / Julie Mann-Johnson -- The strength of the sash : Métis community based research project / Deborah Canada.
Summary, etc.:
"This book is dedicated to informing social workers and other helping professionals in how Métis people are affected in the child welfare system. Métis peoples today negotiate a form of displacement that has occurred over generations although most Canadians are unaware of this history. The forced removal of children through child apprehension and adoption has been an integral part of displacement, perpetuating further family disruption and dislocation. There is scant literature on Métis experiences in child welfare systems, no national data is collected on the number of Métis children involved with child welfare systems, and there has never been a national study of these realities. The little research that does exist shows a very troubling picture: the misidentification of Métis children as simply "Aboriginal" or "White," and the mass movement of Métis children outside of their birth communities."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Child welfare > Canada.
Métis children > Canada > Social conditions.
Métis > Canada > Social conditions.
Métis children > Canada.
Métis > Canada > Social conditions.
Metis > Canada, Northern.
Métis > Canada > History.
Métis > Canada.
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