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The Black Face of the Great War

Publié le 1 octobre, 2007 | Pas de commentaires
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The Black Face of the Great War

In Memoirs of the Maelstrom: A Senegalese Oral History of the First World War Joe Lunn reveals a side of the “Great War” that is commonly neglected. He explores in detail the participation of Black Senegalese recruits on the European frontlines under the French banner, and the politics that surrounded their recruitment, thereby giving them […]

Cultural Supremacy Undermines First Nations Land Claims

Publié le 1 septembre, 2007 | 1 commentaire
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Cultural Supremacy Undermines First Nations Land Claims

Claiming land was one of the central motivations for European settlement of Canada. For centuries, Europeans took possession of territory occupied by First Nations under the pretext of possessing superior cultural institutions. Recently, an Algonquin First Nations cultural centre in Quebec was vandalized with white supremacist insignia. The act, as well as societal reaction to […]