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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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The False Narrative of Residential School Burials

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The False Narrative of Residential School Burials

There is no documentary or forensic evidence of murdered and secretly buried indigenous children or other bizarre and fantastical stories, write Tom Flanagan and Brian Giesbrecht

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A Reply to Minister Marc Miller

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A Reply to Minister Marc Miller

We can accept Miller’s warning to accept whatever claim is made by an Indigenous community. Or we can ask questions. Sorry, Mr. Miller, but we choose the latter course.

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