Canada’s Apology to Aboriginals (3.1)

Left, Prime Minister Harper in the House of Commons delivering the apology, and in front of him, seated, are Patrick Brazeau (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples), Mary Simon (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami), and Phil Fontaine (Assembly of First Nations). Today (June 11, 2008) saw many packed venues around Canada (not in quotes this time, the point has […]

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The Australian Apology to Aboriginals: News Extracts

Feb. 12, 2008, Associated Press Australia apologizes to Aborigines Prime minister acknowledges the mistreatment of the ‘Stolen Generations’ CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — Aborigines organized breakfast barbecues in the Outback, schools held assemblies and giant TV screens went up in state capitals today as Australians watched a live broadcast of their government apologizing for policies that degraded […]

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Australia to Apologize to Aboriginals

From the Associated Press:CANBERRA, Australia – Australia will issue its first formal apology to its indigenous people next month, the government announced Wednesday, a milestone that could ease tensions with a minority whose mixed-blood children were once taken away on the premise that their race was doomed. The Feb. 13 apology to the so-called “stolen […]

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