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First Nations: The long shadow of assimilation

Go to rabble.ca to see a clearly indicated list  of conditions the First Nations have lived under since European contact, compiled by Trish Hennessy, including links to sources

Even if you learn this off by heart and use this to argue with friends and family,  don't be surprised if you can't change their minds.

There is a resistance to the truths of the cruelty meted out by imperialistic forces, towards aboriginal people.  This history does not make us look pretty, but if we are to survive as a species, we must move away from  indifference and embrace compassion.  We must care and begin again ~ as one family under the sky.


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