INTENT? The children who did not come home from Canada's 'Indian' Residential Schools From GrannyRantsON http://
residentialschooldeaths.GENOCIDE? INTENT? blogspot.com/2008/09/children- who-did-not-come-home-from. html
As Chrisjohn explains, the glitch in Canada's garden begins with the problem that, according to European law, title to most of the land in Canada still belongs to its original inhabitants._Globe and Mail's Independent investigation, "The Lost Children of Our Schools." April 28, 2007. "The myth ... Canada meant well ... That myth may at last fall when Canadians take a close look at the abysmally high death rates among children ... in the schools"
FACT _Gary Merasty, MP, House of Commons of Canada, 2007 "I stand here for numerous victims whose stories will never be told, whose remains are scattered across our land in unmarked graves, scars on the land and even larger scars on our nation's psyche." GENOCIDE?
"I could argue all five, but the fifth one is a slam dunk," says Chrisjohn. "There is absolutely no way Canada can deny that they legislated the transference of children from their parents to the church authorities."
RESPONSIBILITY _Dr. Roland Chrisjohn, St Thomas U, NB You have a responsibility as a citizen of the world to know what your government is up to and resist [their] unlawful actions," he says. "The crime of genocide is being covered up. Now it's a double crime."
Self-determination and self-governance are key issues for indigenous peoples' human rights. Self-government means aboriginal people regaining control and management over their own land and resources, education, health, employment and justice systems. http://issues.takingitglobal.