Tagged with First Nations

A Humanist Canada response to Japanese Canadian internment

Humanist Canada’s misguided response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report is an embarrassment. But they don’t understand why. So to demonstrate, I’ve reframed their release as a response to Japanese Canadian internment in World War ⅠⅠ.

13 year-old harassed for “Got land? Thank an Indian!” sweatshirt

I posted previously about the Saskatchewan girl who wore a sweatshirt to school with “Got land? Thank an Indian!” on it and found herself harassed by her teachers. Unlike previous, similar incidents, CBC news picked up the story, and it went national. Shortly after, word started to come down the pipe that the girl was […]

The most controversial sweatshirt in Canada?

CBC has picked up the story of an aboriginal student in Saskatchewan who was harassed by school officials for wearing a bring pink hoodie with the words “Got land?” on the front, and on the back: “Thank an Indian!”