In November, the Faculty of Education Tweeted this statistic: Only a few months after being published, the Shattering the Silence: The Hidden History of Indian Residential Schools ebook had 12,453 worldwide visitors to the ebook site. Since then the site has had 22,494 visitors! The word is spreading, thanks to opportunities at the U of R for Shuana Niessen to present about the book as well as the feature in Discourse Magazine. The next presentation will be at the Regina Public Schools Teachers’ Convention, which will be held on February 16. The session already has 82 people signed up! If you haven’t already, be sure to visit the site with a view to using the resource in whatever sector you work. Though the ebook was written with teachers in mind, and thus curricular links are available, it is useful for learning about Indian residential schools in Saskatchewan and can be of use for understanding many of the issues affecting society today.
A Visitor Map of those reading Shattering the Silence: The Hidden History of Indian Residential Schools in #Sask (12,453 visitors to date) https://t.co/W05Qwk3q3a pic.twitter.com/H4BZZEuG13
— URFacultyofEducation (@URFacofEd) November 9, 2017
Shattering the Silence: The Hidden History of Indian Residential Schools in Saskatchewan featured in University of Regina’s Discourse magazine. https://t.co/q6z7Z80VOI…/commun…/publications/discourse.html pic.twitter.com/TyhpUbgiwb
— URFacultyofEducation (@URFacofEd) November 27, 2017