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Did Indian Residential Schools Cause Intergenerational Trauma?

Did Indian Residential Schools Cause Intergenerational Trauma?

The medical and social problems of Indigenous people are certainly real, but should residential schools be indicted as the chief or even a major cause? The research is poor and the evidence unconvincing.

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Nursing’s Imaginary Co-Founder

Nursing’s Imaginary Co-Founder

Florence Nightingale is the founder of modern nursing. But she has been demoted to a “co-founder” to make room for a so-called "black nurse" who was actually a cook.

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The Rebellions of 1837 and 2022 Compared

The Rebellions of 1837 and 2022 Compared

Egor Evsikov compares the Rebellion of 1837 in Lower Canada with the Trucker Protest of 2022 and the common factors that fuelled the smouldering embersof revolt.

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Murray Sinclair’s Fabrications

Murray Sinclair’s Fabrications

Murray Sinclair is indeed the éminence grise respecting all things Indigenous and especially, these days, Indian Residential Schools. But unfortunately a number of his statements are not true.

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Two-Thirds Did Not Attend Residential School

Two-Thirds Did Not Attend Residential School

Only one-third of status Indian children ever attended a Residential School. By 1950, nearly 90% of status Indian children were attending day schools on their home reserve, not IRS.

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