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Broken Circle

Residential school survivor Theodore Fontaine as a boy

A two-part excerpt from Theodore Fontaine's book Broken Circle, a memoir of surviving the Fort Alexander Indian Residential School in Manitoba -- and pursuing his own path to healing.

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opinion

Residential school survivor Theodore Fontaine

After Residential School, My Path to Healing

Theodore Fontaine spent 12 years in residential school. And the rest of his life learning how to talk about it. A memoir, part one.

By Theodore Fontaine, 25 Aug 2011


opinion

Residential school survivor Theodore Fontaine as a boy

An Inspiration Named Chubby

If Ted Fontaine was going to make it after residential school's horrors, he needed a friend for 'letting it out.' Second of two.

By Theodore Fontaine, 26 Aug 2011


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung