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“They Were Not Forced”

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“They Were Not Forced”

The claim that 150,000 status Indian children were 'forced' to attend residential schools is misleading at best, write Nina Green, Brian Giesbrecht, and Tom Flanagan. For example, enforcement of compulsory attendance was often lax to non-existent.

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Myths of Ireland's Easter Rising

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Myths of Ireland's Easter Rising

The belief that the 1916 Easter insurrection in Ireland was in resistance to British oppression is completely inaccurate, writes Kevin Myers

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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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