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Childhood Lost

Country Available: Canada, USA
Childhood Lost examines the experiences of four individuals who were sent to residential schools when they were very young. While their stories represent different generations spanning over fifty years, they share a common sense of loneliness, despair, and trauma.We learn how some are coping with the many years of abuse and the effects it has had on their lives.Each story is intensely personal. At the close of the documentary, the individuals are brought together for a chance to share their experiences. In the talking circle, they share memories of pain and humor. View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 2002 Length: 52 minutes Library Audience:
  • Young Adult
  • Adult
  • School Audience:
  • Grade 10 - Post Secondary
  • Subjects:
  • Native North American Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Formats Available:
  • VHS Tape
  • DVD