Children of the Broken Treaty

Children of the Broken Treaty

Canada's Lost Promise and One Girl's Dream

eBook - 2015
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Children of the Broken Treaty exposes a system of apartheid in Canada that led to the largest youth-driven human rights movement in the country's history. The movement was inspired by Shannen Koostachin, a young Cree girl named by George Stroumboulopoulos as one of "five teenage girls in history who kicked ass."All Shannen wanted was a decent education. She found an ally in Charlie Angus, who had not idea she was going to change his life and inspire others to change the country. Based on extensive documentation assembled from Freedom of Information requests, Angus establishes a dark, unbroken line that extends from the policies of John A. Macdonald to the government of today. He provides chilling insight into how Canada--through breaches of treaties and callous neglect--has deliberately denied First Nations children their basic human rights.
Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780889774049
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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Jun 26, 2017

Mediocre writing. Highly biased, too much politics, more rant then fact.

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