New answers tagged

7

In the abstract, non-Aboriginal people in Canada have known for a long time about the residential schools. It is an extremely shameful part of our history, is taught in schools and there have rounds of indemnification paid to survivors. Of course, First Nations people have them much more in mind than the rest of us, understandably so. in what ways did the ...


4

There was recently a terrible discovery of children who had died at a residential school. What is the goal of the media and First Nations in highlighting this and bringing it to the public's attention? Well, the media's goal is to stay in business by reporting current events, and the First Nations' goal is, presumably, to highlight atrocities that were ...


11

There are several layers to this. Firstly, the mission of the schools was to assimilate Indigenous children into the dominant Canadian culture, depriving them of their ancestral language and culture. They were forbidden to speak their native language, at all. That's considered very wrong by current standards, and many of the children were forcibly removed ...


5

This sounds like more of a change in tone than a change in actual stance. That is, the statements you've quoted don't actual conflict. To paraphrase: "There is no current evidence to suggest that coronavirus leaked from a Chinese research laboratory" It's "too early to draw firm conclusions.” "I know there are a lot of theories out ...


Top 50 recent answers are included