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“A Revolution in Indian Country” Patricia Monture speaks at 2005 Youth Think Tank

Professor Monture uses her own experience to talk about empowerment, "a revolution in Indian country".   Thunder in her soul – Remembering Patricia A. Monture Tuesday, December 7, 2010 By Malinda S. Smith, Vice President, Equity Her Mohawk name was ‘Aywahande,’ or “the one who speaks first or gets things…
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Canadian Government

Gary Wassaykeesic – Telling our stories

TORONTO – Gary Wassaykeesic is a survivor of the Canadian residential school system and a long time activist working for justice for Indigenous people. In this interview he talks about his initiative to document the stories of Indigenous people surviving Canadian colonialism. Gary is currently working to raise the resources necessary…
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Genocide

The Apology

This song was made in memory of and dedicated to the 50 000 + First Nations children who were murdered/went missing in Canada's residential school holocaust. The song is also dedicated to any person from any country who may have also lost loved ones due to racist assimilation policies.  
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