This topic is surfacing again with Canadian mainstream media. A recent issue of Write published an editorial by Hal Niedzviecki where he states that he “does not believe in cultural
Prior to settler colonials infecting the original ways of the Indigenous, the First Peoples had sustainable systems and communal ways that worked for centuries. In this year of “reconciliation” and
There is no singular event or time that provides easy answers for the ongoing trauma that the original people have felt, still feel and will feel in their homeland. From
It has been a long struggle for the first peoples, the original peoples to gain the attention of non-native people in Canada. The European colonizers/settlers only sought land and
Current events show the indigenous people of Turtle Island are fighting many battles. The indigenous stance is based on protection and stewardship. Are these values relatable to mainstream Canadian values?
Treaties that were signed or agreed upon between the encroaching settlers and original people involved two world views. The initial treaties from the Eastern door are called peace and friendship