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Indian Horse

Indian Horse Book Review

The novel Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese takes place in Manitoba during the time of residential schools. These school’s main job was to take Indigenous children from their homes and “erase the Indian from the child”. Priests and nuns ran the school, and were trying to erase the children’s’...

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