Children of the Broken Treaty
Canada's Lost Promise and One Girl's DreameBook - 2015
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: Toronto : University of Regina Press, 2015
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