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Department of Indian Affairs
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The Indian Affairs Annual Report in 1920 outlined, among other things, amendments to the Indian Act that occurred that year. One such amendment was to establish compulsory education at residential schools for all First Nations children between the ages of 7 and 15. According to the report, the amendment gives the Department the control to remove from First Nations parents the "responsibility for the care and education of [their] child."

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