Marines from the Royal Navy destroying a Kwakwaka’wakw village in 1850, from The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book, by Gord Hill.
‘You can’t have reconciliation unless you understand what the truth behind it is,’ said Peter Fassbender
By All Points West, CBC News, June 19, 2015
It’s meant to be a step towards reconciliation: B.C.’s new education curriculum will include more instruction on aboriginal culture and history.
The province says this is a response to a “call for action” coming out of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
“The Truth and Reconciliation Commission really showed us the urgent need we have to move forward in a very positive way,” said Education Minister Peter Fassbender. Read the rest of this entry