He is a professor with a phD, two masters degrees and 18 years of military service and still dealing with racists making comments like, “you are lower-class” and “Go back to drinking. That’s where Indians belong.”
It’s funny because it is true. It is absolutely spot on.
Founier, Suzanne, and Ernie Crey. “‘Killing the Indian in the Child’: Four Centuries of Church Run Schools.” Racism, Colonialism, and Indigeneity in Canada: A Reader. Don Mills, Ont.: OUP, 2011. 173-77. Print.
This was taken from page 175
I highly recommend this book ‘Racism, Colonialism, and Indigeneity in Canada’ Edited by Martin J. Cannon & Lina Sunseri
The family of a man who died in his wheelchair after waiting 34 hours for help in a Winnipeg hospital’s emergency room is pulling out of an inquest looking into his death.
Brian Sinclair’s family members say they have lost confidence the inquest will result in meaningful changes to prevent future tragedies to people vulnerable to systemic racism.
I like that I was hearing INDEPENDENT national inquiry. It absolutely MUST be an INDEPENDENT inquiry.
Read WHY I feel it is so important that an INDEPENDENT inquiry be done into missing and murdered Indigenous women.