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Observed on July 1, Canada Day is normally the day when the Canadian nation celebrates its history. But for this year, the celebrations were not only muted, they were interrupted by Indigenous protestors that had every right to make their feelings of anger felt. This was due to the bodies of more than a thousand children being found in the areas surrounding the residential school that was operated by the Canadian state and the Catholic church in the late 1800s.
The Facts: The term “Final Solution” is famous in our history books for being used by the Nazi’s. It represented the will to exterminate all Jews. Evidence suggest that the term originated in Canada, and was used with regards to the indigenous population.
Reflect On: The treatment of children at residential schools in North America was not long ago. Are these immoral and unethical actions taken by the church, state, and government surprising? Do they continue today? How inundated with propaganda are we?
The Facts: Remains of 215 children were recently discovered at a site near what used to be a Kamloops Residential School, in British Columbia, Canada. A survivor from the school, William Coombes, shares his story about a supposed visit from the Queen.
Reflect On: Why has the genocide of indigenous peoples not only in Canada, but around the globe not really “publicized like the Holocaust was?