The injustices done to the indigenous people in Canada - Coggle Diagram
The injustices done to the indigenous people in Canada
STATUES: Some exalt overtly racist Characters
He presided over the formation of the residential school system.
He olso opposed Chinese immigration to Canada, warning it could produce a "mongrel"race.
Halifax's controversial founder, was removed from the park that also bears his name.
Cornwallis's so-called Cornwallis scalping proclamation that offered a cash reward to anyone who killed a Mi¡kmaw person.
The Famous Five
Has been criticized as being elitist and racist.
In addition to her concerns about immigration, she also supported eugenics, the idea that the human population could be improved by controlling reproduction.
Samuel de Champlain
His arrival in this land brought disease and danger to the indigenous people who come into contact with him and his men.
An original plaque notes the monument was “erected to commemorate the advent into Ontario of the white race”
Some people said: Champlain and the monument to him, represent “racism, oppression, genocide and colonialism” and shows the Indigenous people cowering.
The arrival of the
Hudson Bay Company
can be considered the seed of colonialism and the beginning of the end for the indigenous people.
Some say the blanket helped settlers survive when they arrived in the country
others say that indigenous people say the blanket helps devastate entire nations by carrying disease
epidemic of 1837–38 all but destroyed the Mandans and severely reduced the Arikaras and Hidatsas
The epidemic of 1837–38 also spawned a narrative of deliberate white genocide against the original Americans: “smallpox in the blankets”
Smallpox in the blankets is one of those stubborn legends that can’t be dismissed as myth because it is founded in a mixture of limited historical fact and widespread circumstantial evidence.
Some indigenous people say: we have been conquered as natives, we have been colonized and we are still under the control of that same company.
The company built trade with the Indians, leading them to poverty.
They sold their land without asking its inhabitants, the indigenous people pushing them towards deserted areas
Infant mortality became more than double the average.
life expectancy was only 36 years, the lowest in the world.
Residential Schools in Canada
On April 29, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI expressed his "sorrow"
The United Church of Canada in 1986
Anglican Church of Canada in 1993
The Aboriginal Healing Foundation was established in 1998 with a $350-million grant from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
An Independent Assessment Process, or IAP, was set up to address sexual abuse cases and serious incidents of physical abuse.
In 2007 the federal government formalized a $1.9-billion compensation package for those who were forced to attend residential schools.
What went wrong?
Brothers and sisters at the same school rarely saw each other
Most were in school 10 months a year, away from their parents
There have also been convictions of sexual abuse.
The students lived in substandard conditions and endured physical and emotional abuse.
In the 19th century, the Canadian government believed it was responsible for educating and caring for aboriginal people in Canada.
native traditions would diminish, or be completely abolished in a few generations.
Students were discouraged from speaking their first language or practising native traditions
It is estimated that about 150,000 aboriginal