Book Interrupted

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December 05, 2022 00:34:46
They Called Me Number One -Episode 6

They Called Me Number One -Episode 6

Ducks, names, insults, mom stories, fake news, and residential schools. Concluding their series on “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Discussion Points: Voicemails Ducks Children swearing and “insulting” hand gestures Truth and Reconciliation summary Mom stories Australian residential schools Making the “other” scary Names - What name could you have had? What name would you prefer? Remembering people’s names on the first meeting. Being late Other fan feedback and followups Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action Indigeneyez A Knock on the Door: The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Edited and Abridged Willow Crank by Ellen Hopkins Australia's Dark Secret: The Inhumane Treatment of Indigenous Peoples ...

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November 28, 2022 00:38:42
They Called Me Number One -Episode 5

They Called Me Number One -Episode 5

Reconciliation, the climate crisis, and Bev Sellars’ life. The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars, then share their final book reports. Discussion Points: Reconciliation Climate crisis Would they recommend the book? Bev Sellars’ life and accomplishments Final book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action Indigeneyez ...

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November 21, 2022 00:32:09
They Called Me Number One -Episode 4

They Called Me Number One -Episode 4

Rotten food, freezing temperatures, seven generations, truth, healing and reconciliation.  The women continue their chat inspired by “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars. Discussion Points: Did they finish the book? The Orange Shirt story The structure and storytelling style of the book Painting the whole picture Rotten food and below freezing temperatures The lasting impacts of residential schools survivors Epigenetic markers based on trauma, cultural genocide - it takes seven generations to heal Good starter book Truth, healing and reconciliation - the long road and why are things not getting done? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad, Brock Nicol Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga Five Little Indians by Michelle Good Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action Indigeneyez ...

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November 14, 2022 00:33:18
They Called Me Number One -Episode 3

They Called Me Number One -Episode 3

Orange Shirt Day, the loss of language, land and climate change. The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars and finish with a group discussion. Discussion Points: Personal journals Truth and Reconciliation Day/Orange Shirt Day - September 30th Evolving language and the loss of languages Climate change Owning land Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild Hidden Brain - Watch Your Mouth University of Alberta Indigenous Canada Indigeneyez Native Land Digital  Native Land Digital Twitter  ...

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November 07, 2022 00:28:11
They Called Me Number One -Episode 2

They Called Me Number One -Episode 2

Being uncomfortable, banned books, allyship, and socks. The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars. Discussion Points: Banned books Making people and yourself uncomfortable and anti-racism work Indian Hospitals and forced sterilizations of Indigenous women The Pope’s apology Reconciliation and allyship Changing unconscious biases Do you like wearing socks? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:m Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars History of the Sitcom Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel Indigeneyez “Indigenous women still forced, coerced into sterilization: Senate report” - Global News ...

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October 31, 2022 00:49:42
They Called Me Number One -Episode 1

They Called Me Number One -Episode 1

Residential schools, shaming, dehumanization, and children’s rights. The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “They Called Me Number One” by Bev Sellars. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “They Called Me Number One”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Learning about residential schools in the current school system  The structure of the book The impact of the book after you read it Other books by Indigenous Canadian authors  Lack of medical care and other events that occurred in residential schools Why did Kim choose this book? Inability to have family visits, shaming, and abuse Children’s rights Dehumanization and corporal punishment Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Five Little Indians by Michelle Good Book Interrupted Swag Shop White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo IndigenEYEZ  ...

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