June 21, 2019
WHERE DO WE BEGIN TO LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES?
Apart from it being National Indigenous Peoples Day, it is also Indigenous History Month. One of the first steps towards truth and reconciliation is learning about Indigenous Peoples’ history. Here are some great references:
- Report from the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples: How did we get here? A concise, unvarnished account of the history of the relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canada
The above-mentioned report on MMIWG
- Truth and reconciliation: https://nctr.ca/reports2.php
- Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada
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