The Truth and Reconciliation Commission called for increased classroom education on treaties, residential schools and past and present indigenous contributions. We take a look at the Nova Scotia response.
This weekend’s featured video is a very good new documentary about the residents, First Nations people, fishers and naturalists fighting for a pristine Shubenacadie RIver and the rural lifestyle that made them settle in the community.
This weekend’s video is a documentary / docudrama about Donald Marshall Jr, the Mi’kmaq youth convicted of a murder he didn’t commit. The most impressive part is how Donald Marshall Jr, one year before his death, talks about his 12 years in prison hell, his powerlessness during the criminal case, his anger at Nova Scotia’s racist police and judicial system.
Rebecca Thomas trying to get Halifax councillors to recognize their sense of entitlement and white supremacy. It’s an uphill battle.