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This paper is informed by the module pilot research that I conducted in collaboration with the two
territorial education departments between 2012 and 2014. Work on these studies was funded by the
Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Association of Colleges and
Universities for Northern Studies, Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the
Northwest Territories, the Government of Nunavut and the University of Victoria’s School of
Public Administration. I wish to thank Dr. Lyn Davis, Dr. Thea Vakil and Qwul'sih'yah'maht, Dr.
Robina Thomas of the University of Victoria for supporting the academic portion of this research.
The residential school module’s writing team provided significant time and support for pilot
research: Ken Beardsall, Cathy McGregor, Heather McGregor, Liz Fowler, John Stewart and Mindy
Willett. I extend thanks to Liz Fowler and Mindy Willett for their comments on earlier drafts of this
paper. Mahsi, quana and qujannamiik to all the students and teachers in the Northwest Terri ܚY\[