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In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found

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In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found

At the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, so far not a single body has been found, writes Professor Jacques Rouillard. Nearby, the existing cemetery is located on the Indian Reserve itself ...

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Macdonald: A Hero for Our Times?

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Macdonald: A Hero for Our Times?

The Old Flag and the Old Policy probably mattered more than the Old Man to most Canadians, writes Phillip A. Buckner. We can debate Sir John A. without losing our heads — or his.

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First Nations & Their Slaves

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First Nations & Their Slaves

Mark Milke describes Indigenous slave-holding in the Pacific Northwest and the largely Christian-driven movement for abolition -- even as the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, B.C. moves to "decolonize" exhibits in the name of "reconciliation." Slavery in the Pacific Northwest IN THE LUSH rainforests of the upper and isolated inlets and interior of the Pacific Northwest and Canada’s West Coast, the moral stain common to the rest of humanity – Slavery – was also present. “Slavery was a permanent status in all Northwest Coast societies,” wrote anthropologist Leland Donald in his 1997 book, Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of...

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A Hall of Halls

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A Hall of Halls

Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France is self-consciously a work of revision, by which the Jesuit missionaries are rescued from the conflicting pieties of past historians. Bronwen McShea invites her readers to reconsider the Jesuit missions at the foundations of Canadian history.

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The Imbecile Attack on Egerton Ryerson

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The Imbecile Attack on Egerton Ryerson

It is wrong to blame Egerton Ryerson for creating residential schools and too often ignored that Indigenous people themselves wanted government-funded schools. It was Chief Peter Jones, working with other prominent Methodists, who argued that the government should fund schools to educate Indigenous men .... 

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