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IT’S TIME FOR RECONCILIATION – More than 150 000 Children taken from their homes

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BBC: Canada ‘cultural genocide’ against First Nation – report

A study has found rules that required Canadian aboriginals to attend state-funded church schools were responsible for “cultural genocide”.The report released on Tuesday found that First Nation children were often physically and sexually abused. [more…]

guardian: Canada’s indigenous schools policy was ‘cultural genocide’, says report

Canadian governments and churches pursued a policy of “cultural genocide” against the country’s aboriginal people throughout the 20th century, according to an investigation into a long-suppressed history that saw 150,000 Native, or First Nations, children forcibly removed from their families and incarcerated in residential schools rife with abuse.  [more…]