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Jan 23 2013

A Primer On Canada’s Indian Act

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There seems to be a lot of misinformation and possibly¬†wilful¬†ignorance perpetually circulating around about Canada’s—quite frankly genocidal—140-year-old Indian Act. Internet trolls and eugenicists alike declare that it has so many “benefits” for First Nations. Special emphasis is placed on the two separate events in Canada’s history that a proposal for putting The Indian Act through …

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