International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 9 August... photo: Tadodaho Sid Hill, Chief of the Onondaga Nation, at the opening of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues' twelfth session. UN/Rick Bajorna. http://www.un.org/en/events/indigenousday/
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This Old Government Letter Shows How Canada Tried To Kill First Nations Culture
McAdam said that while some people can view Canada's mistreatment of Indigenous peoples as historical footnotes, it's an ongoing process for most Indigenous people. When she talked with her family about this history around the kitchen table, it never felt like the distant past. "It was just like it happened yesterday," she said.On July 1, when many people in Canada will enjoy barbecues and fireworks, Idle No More and Defenders of the Land will instead take part in a day of action organizers…
More and more cities are now calling today, October 12, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, aka Native American Day, in an effort to abolish and erase the recognition and honor bestowed upon the sadistic, mass murdering, slave trading, rapist Christopher Columbus. South Dakota did it in 1990. Berkely, Ca. did in in 1992. So did Minneapolis. This year, 9 other cities are following suit, including Albuquerque, Portland and St. Paul. Oklahoma City is voting this week to make the change also.