Category Archives: Representation of natives

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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Idle No More: Where do we go from here?

“Canada is a test case for a grand notion – the notion that dissimilar peoples can share lands, resources, power and dreams while respecting and sustaining their differences.  The story of Canada is the story of many such peoples, trying … Continue reading

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Categories: Culture, Decolonisation, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, Representation of natives, Residential schools

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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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