The Spirit Lives On. The story of the Washakada Home, the Washakada Industrial School, The Anglican Residential School, Elkhorn, Manitoba 1888-1949 and the 1990 and 1995 student-staff reunions, with special references to the years since 1949-1990.
"1st Issue: July 19, 1990 .... 2nd Issue: January 15, 1991. This present issue, the second, contains a revised chapter M in which are recorded the events that took place during the July, 1990 Reunion. This chapter also expresses an appear for future recognition of the school site and the recording of its historical value. Note: Chapter M has been produced in supplemental form and will thus be found in a slightly different format to the other chapters in the book." -- verso of Contents page.
"In March 1990, the author learned of the committee's plas [for a student reunion] and offered his services to help advertise and promote the reunion. He also offered to write a history of the Residential School, something he had wanted to do down through the years following his time spent as a Church Army Officer in charge of the Parish of Elkhorn and as a staff member of the Residential School 1944-1946." -- Intro.
Contents divided into three main sections: The Washakada Years -- The Anglican Residential School -- The Spirit Lives On.
Contents: Introduction -- The Washakada Home -- The Washakada School -- The Years Between -- The Eley Years -- The Wickens Years -- The Minchin Years -- The Middleton Years -- The Hiltz Years -- The Dixon Years -- The Woods Years -- The Demolition Years -- The 1990 Reunion -- Reflections -- Appendices.
Contents of Appendices: I: Acknowledgements -- II: Photo Credits -- III: Source Credits and Identification Initials -- IV: [Map/Drawing] The Elkhorn Site of the Washakada Indian Home 1888-1915 -- IV [i.e. V]: Pupils Attending Washakada Home and Industrial School: June 1888 - July 1903 -- VI: Principals, Acting Principals, Staff 1888-1949 -- [VII] Concerning the Location and Ownership of the Indian Residential School Cemetery Site -- [VIII]: Additional Photo Credits -- [IX] About the Author -- [X] Addendum.
OTCH copy includes presentation inscription to Archbishop Michael Peers by the author.
The General Synod Archives (OTCHAR) also has a copy of this publication and video of 1990 reunion catalogued as AV91-07 "Elkhorn Residential School Student Staff Reunion".