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Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre Resources Are Going Online

The Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre is getting a digital archive.

“The Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre is having its collections digitized and uploaded online thanks to a University of Alberta research project. 48 more words

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Humans vs Harper Celebrates Canada Day Slide Show

Humans vs Harper is delighted to bring you our Canada Day Slide Show beginning with Stephen Harper – such a party poopster, eh – and traveling true  257 more words

Harper Profile

Honouring National Aboriginal Day, June 21, 2015

In 1982, the National Indian Brotherhood — now the Assembly of First Nations — called for the creation of a National Aboriginal Solidarity Day to take place annually on June 21. 236 more words

Aboriginal Peoples

Harper Lays the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Rest

From time to time, Humans vs Harper will shift gears to speak seriously to Harper’s response to critical Canadian issues. This post on Harper’s response to the… 616 more words


Church-run residential schools committed 'cultural genocide' against Native Canadians - Nick Robins-Early

“Canada’s residential school system began in the late 19th century as a means of assimilating aboriginal youth into white colonial society through education and removing them of their cultural, spiritual and linguistic heritage. 1,070 more words



What is National Aboriginal Day?

The  Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) website notes the following about   National Aboriginal Day:

  • June 21st is National Aboriginal Day (NAD), a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of 
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Video: Manitoba government urged to recognize the genocide and help heal the trauma

Now that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has completed its work, and the major federal political parties have have adopted predictable positions, what can ordinary folk do to make sure Justice Sinclair’s message isn’t lost between now and the election this fall? 775 more words

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