Posts Tagged ‘Indigenous culture’

Indigenous veterans never remembered  

With Remembrance Day approaching, many Canadians are setting aside time to pay their respects to our country’s veterans – writing a short story, visiting a monument or cemetery, or even just posting photos of their great-grandpa who fought in World War I on Instagram.   What many people forget though: thousands of Indigenous Canadians fought alongside the soldiers we see…

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A celebration of oppression

Thanksgiving: the tale of the Plymouth Pilgrims, who sailed across the Atlantic in 1620 with the hopes of finding wealth, land, and religious freedom amongst the promising shores of the New World. The Pilgrims’ landing was a perilous one, and most passengers chose the endure their first New World winter from the safety of their…

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