Scherer, S. (2021, July 2). Canada day muted as country reckons with treatment of indigenous, other minorities. Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/world/no-reason-celebrate-canada-day-muted-country-reckons-with-dark-colonial-history-2021-07-01/
This news article highlights the controversy around the 2021 Canada Day celebration, which coincides with the discovery of unmarked graves at historic residential institutions for Indigenous children. The article examines the history of colonization and its current effects on Indigenous peoples in Canada, as well as how this has prompted many to question the appropriateness of commemorating the country’s national holiday. The article also notes how other communities are marking the occasion in other ways, such as by holding rituals to remember the children who died in residential schools.
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