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100 Years of Loss – The Residential School System in Canada

I want to share another interesting post with everyone taken from the University of Toronto’s Museum Studies Blog, Musings As someone who has studied Native Canadian history I found this incredibly interesting to read. It is true that growing up, Aboriginal history was not necessarily a part of our curriculum; you learned that they existed, but that’s about it. Nothing about the tragedies faced. While Native history is not the only thing conveniently left out of grade school curriculums (I did not learn about Japanese internment until high school, or the history of slavery in Canada until university) the “100 Year of Loss Initiative,” is a step in correcting an education system that has largely been Euro-centric.

http://musingsmmst.blogspot.ca/2014/10/100-years-of-loss-aboriginal-history.html

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