Thursday, November 07, 2013

Truth Be Told

In his op-ed at The Tyee, Jonathan Sas describes his bearing witness to the common trauma of racialized violence through the testimonials of Canada's haunting attempt to stamp out Indigenous cultures. More than the institutionalized Christian brutality, Sas was struck by the shame, alienation and rage of survivors in the stories told to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and by the ongoing reluctance of Ottawa to release government documents that corroborate them.

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