Kill the Indian — Save the Child (by Grant Bentley)

Kill the Indian — Save the Child

by Grant Bentley

If any nice person, nasty person, place, event, happening, thing, or sport, seems familiar, it is purely coincidental.


Canadian officials decided they needed to solve their “Indian problem.” To solve said problem, they felt Askuwheteau and more than 150 000 other native kids needed to lose their “heathen” culture and be assimilated into Canada’s “more acceptable” European culture. This is Askuwheteau’s story. His life before, during, and after being forced to attend Our Lady of Peace Indian Residential School.


Chapter Index

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3


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