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Is Indigenous knowledge infallible? Yes, says Marc Miller
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"Mr. Miller ignores the well-known fallibility and embellishment of oral accounts, called 'tall tales' when they are known to be exaggerated, and suggests that evidentiary concerns don’t apply" By Hymie Rubenstein Corpses of SS victims in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany in April 1945. After years of searching based on phantasmagoric rumours, no remotely comparable evidence has ever been found at a residential school in Canada. THE 16 Tweets simultaneously posted by the Hon. Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on Jan. 27, 2022, were not independent tweets. Instead, they form a single 580-word opinion piece (that can...
A Reply to Minister Marc Miller
1619 Project Brian Giesbrecht British Columbia Catholic Church Colonial Era Corrective History First Nations Genocide Myth Indian Residential Schools Indigenous Kamloops Thomas Flanagan Williams Lake
In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found
1619 Project British Columbia Colonial Era Confederation Corrective History First Nations Genocide Myth History Debates History Wars Indian Residential Schools Indigenous Kamloops Sir John A. Macdonald Statue-Toppling
Keep the 'British' in British Columbia
British Columbia C.P. Champion Canada Cancel Culture Chris Champion Colonial Era Contentions Corrective History Double Standards First Nations History Debates History Wars Indigenous Men and Ideas Statue-Toppling
By C.P. Champion THE HAIDA at the height of their power were the terror of the West Coast, seizing booty of all kinds in seaborne raids: goods, captive labour, trophy-women and -children—and bearing aloft severed heads and limbs. Their own oral history records disturbingly recurrent scenes in which they “destroyed the people, burned their town completely” and “took them also for slaves.” But in 1862 the Haida were nearly wiped out by smallpox, which arrived by ship with gold diggers from San Francisco. Few would be so churlish as to judge the Haida of today on the basis of their marauding...
From Katyn to Kamloops
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