Synopsis This week on "Learn Me Something," Aaron and Rich delve into the dark and unsettling history of residential schools in Canada.
When the school is on the reserve the child lives with its parents, who are savages; he is surrounded by savages, and though he may learn to read and write, his habits and training and mode of thought are Indian. He is simply a savage who can read or write. – Sir John A Macdonald, speech to Commons, 1883
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Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb
- Why our kids need to learn about residential schools
- A history of residential schools in Canada
- The Residential School System
- Residential schools in Canada
- Mi’kmaq Confederacy chiefs say historical statues should reflect bad with the good
- Indian Residential Schools
- Where are the children?
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