Researching and Revealing Indian Hospitals in Canada

Dr. Maureen Lux presents at the 2016 Canada’s History Forum.

Hosted by Canada’s History Society

Posted November 27, 2016

In this presentation, Dr. Maureen Lux shares a few stories that she found in the archival and oral history research for her book Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada.

This presentation by Dr. Maureen Lux is part of the “Researching and Revealing Indigenous History” Panel at the 9th Canada’s History Forum, Engaging Authentic Indigenous Histories that was held on November 27, 2016 in Ottawa. This event was organized by Canada’s National History Society and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. We are grateful to the RBC Foundation for their financial support.

Maureen Lux is Professor of History at Brock University. Her book, Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada, 1920s to 1980s was published by University of Toronto Press in 2016.  She is currently collaborating with Dr. Erika Dyck (University of Saskatchewan) on a study of reproductive politics in 1970s Canada. 

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