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"Cultural genocide — that’s what a Canadian commission ruled that country’s former practice of forcibly removing First Nations children from their family homes.Continue Reading on Framing the Global
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada spent six years investigating Canada’s residential schools for native children. In the late 19th into the 20th century, Canadian officials would take First Nations children from their homes and send them to boarding schools meant to help them assimilate into white Canadian culture.
Over the course of their history, the schools saw 150-thousand children of native background walk through their doors. At the boarding schools students were stripped of their native culture; many also were subjected to various kinds of abuse. Native families and communities are still working to come to terms with the legacy of forcible removal."