Friday, January 11, 2013
Still in Denial
As Chelsea Vowel notes at Indian Country Today, the Government of Canada is still in denial about its history of relations with the original peoples and governments of North America. Until Canada accepts its responsibility for past and present wrongs, no progress can be made. As Vowel observes, the blueprint for a better future was laid out twenty years ago in the findings reported by the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. All Canada has to do is follow its advice, but first it must get its head out of the sand.