My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell (Our Lives: Diary, by Arthur Bear Chief

By Arthur Bear Chief

Arthur endure leader suffered either sexual and mental abuse in the course of his time at outdated solar Residential college in Gleichen at the Siksika country. My Decade at previous solar, My life of Hell is a of chronological vignettes that depict the punishment, cruelty, and injustice that Arthur continued at outdated solar after which later relived within the anxious technique of retelling his tale in reference to a sophisticated claims procedure.

Late in existence, after operating for either the provincial and federal executive, Arthur again domestic to Gleichen. It used to be there that he started to reconnect with Blackfoot language and tradition and to jot down his story.

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