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Wenjack (2016)

7. Wenjack by Joseph Boyden

Honestly, the writing style was hard for me to wrap my head around the first time, I had to backtrack and repeat my readings a couple times, but it was good so I didn’t mind. 82 more words

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Indigenous groups call for federal government to change name of Langevin Block

The building that houses PM Justin Trudeau’s office is under fire from Indigenous communities over its controversial name.

Langevin Block was named after Hector-Louis Langevin, a contributor to the Constitution and a figure known for supporting the residential school system that terrorized Indigenous youth for decades. 159 more words

Journalism

Sixties Scoop ruling could cost federal government over $1 billion

A dark chapter in Canada’s past may end up costing present-day taxpayers over $1 billion as the government makes amends for what some have deemed “cultural genocide.” 761 more words

Canada

Recommended Reading For The Resistance

Many people are expressing shock and dismay that a fascist government has taken over the USA, and at the rising tide of xenophobia in Broken Brexit Britain.  1,048 more words

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News Bulletin: February 9, 2017


Kasabonika Lake News 

February 9, 2017

Weather: Clear Sky, It’s -20 feels like -28

  • Nishnawbe – Aski Nation is holding a Residential School Survivors Gathering in Timmins ON, from March 10-12 called “Walking Together on Our Journey.”.
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‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’

“The only ‘indigenous’ {‘Siberian settler’} professor on a committee working on a new sexual assault policy at the University of British Columbia has resigned from the group after the school brought back John Furlong to speak at an upcoming fundraiser. 3,978 more words

British Columbia

‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’

“The only ‘indigenous’ {‘Siberian settler’} professor on a committee working on a new sexual assault policy at the University of British Columbia has resigned from the group after the school brought back John Furlong to speak at an upcoming fundraiser. 3,969 more words

British Columbia