Category Archives: 60s scoop

Fool me once: Colonialism denial finds a happy home in Canadian media

Just one day after tens of thousands people took to the streets of Vancouver in support of reconciliation, the Nanaimo Daily News once again published a racist rant making it clear that for too many Canadians, reconciliation is really about … Continue reading

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Categories: 60s scoop, Alienation, First Nations, Idle No More, Injustice, Representation of natives, Residential schools

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We can’t get anywhere until we flip the narrative

Since December of 2012, and the rise of Idle No More events, there have been numerous “teach-ins” throughout the country. Some of them focused on the theme of reconciliation, others provided necessary background to those unfamiliar with the causes of … Continue reading

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Categories: 60s scoop, Decolonisation, First Nations, Injustice

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Canada, it’s time. We need to fix this in our generation.

Today is December 16, 2012 and Chief Theresa Spence has been on a hunger strike for six days. Contrary to what some media outlets are reporting, she is not doing this only to protest Bill C-45 or even the deplorable … Continue reading

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