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Mythbusting: Residential Schools were well-intentioned

June 20, 2024 — 
For National Indigenous History month, we're looking to dispel some myths that may be held around Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Sean Carleton, associate professor, in the Department of History and Department of Indigenous Studies addresses the critical issue of residential school denialism, a form of misinformation that distorts the facts about the residential school system.

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Mythbusting: Indigenous Peoples get everything for free

June 18, 2024 — 
As part of National Indigenous History month, we take a look at dispelling some myths that may be held around the Indigenous Peoples. Watch our first video with Niigaan Sinclair, graduate chair and professor in the Department of Indigenous studies, columnist and sought-after voice on education, politics and reconciliation.

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