The Foreign Desk

Canada after Kamloops: what now for indigenous rights?

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5 June 2021

Episode 388

30 minutes


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The remains of 215 indigenous children were found last week at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia, Canada. The devastating discovery prompted nationwide outrage and sent shockwaves abroad. But are we witnessing a watershed moment for indigenous peoples? What do we understand about Canada’s dark past? And is the global struggle for indigenous rights making meaningful progress? Andrew Mueller speaks to Tomos Lewis, Tina House and Kristen Carpenter.

5 June 2021

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