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From Residential Schools to the First Nations Education Act, colonialism continues

Education is widely seen as a key component to future success not only for the individual children who receive that education, but also for the society to which they belong, as a whole. We use graduation rates and post-secondary degree … Continue reading

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Categories: Decolonisation

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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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Categories: 60s scoop, Alienation, Comprehensive Claims, Cultural appropriation, Decolonisation, First Nations, Idle No More, Injustice, Inuit, MĂ©tis, Representation of natives

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