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“What the f#ck do I know?” David Johnston, the Governor-General of Canada.
By Justin Ling, Vice.com, June 20, 2017
When the Governor of General of Canada decided to refer to Indigenous people as “immigrants as well” last week, he stepped into a deluge of criticism, for which he promptly apologized on Monday.
But the glib remarks from David Johnston, who represents the Crown in Canada — and thus holds a special role in Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples — hit at a much deeper issue.
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Tags: Bering Strait, Bering Strait theory, First Nations, immigration, Indigenous
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