Reflections from Them Days: A Residential School Memoir from Nunatsiavut

Reflections from Them Days: A Residential School Memoir from Nunatsiavut

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When Nellie Winters was 11 years old, she was sent to attend the Nain Boarding School, a residential school 400 kilometres from her home. In this memoir, she recalls life before residential school, her experiences at the school, and what it was like to come home.

Accompanied by the author’s original illustrations, this moving, often funny memoir sheds light on the experiences of Inuit residential school survivors in Labrador.

Book by an Indigenous Author

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When Nellie Winters was 11 years old, she was sent to attend the Nain Boarding School, a residential school 400 kilometres from her home. In this memoir, she recalls life before residential school, her experiences at the school, and what it was like to come home.

Accompanied by the author’s original illustrations, this moving, often funny memoir sheds light on the experiences of Inuit residential school survivors in Labrador.

Book by an Indigenous Author

Explore our free teaching guide to accompany this book.

English ISBN: 978-1-77450-207-5
Inuktitut ISBN: 978-1-77450-208-2

As told by Nellie Winters
Transcribed and edited by Erica Oberndorfer
Illustrated by Nellie Winters

11-14 years old

26 pages, 7" x 9"