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Isabelle Knockwood

Isabelle Knockwood, born in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, attended the Indian Residential School in Shubenacadie from 1936 to 1947. She is the mother of six children and has fourteen grandchildren. At the age of fifty-eight, she enrolled at Saint Mary’s University n Halifax seeking a major in Anthropology and a minor in English; she graduated in 1992. She now lives at the Indian Brook Reserve, Nova Scotia. At a special Sunrise Ceremony at Indian Brook, Isabelle was given her Spirit name, Maqmikewe’skw, which means Mother Earth.


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Out of the Depths

The Experiences of Mi'Kmaw Children and the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia | Les expériences des enfants Mi'Kmaw et du pensionnat indien de Shubenacadie, en Nouvelle-Écosse

N° catalogue: BKS.K752.1992
Année: 1992
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Vues: 852
Date de publication: mardi 2 January 2018