Thursday, October 16, 2008

Extermination of Indigenous Peoples

We study history so we don't repeat the sins of the past and in the process shoot ourselves in the foot. Many of the sins of our fathers follow us from one generation to the next. I see many of these same sins being repeated in Iraq and Afghanistan and it is our responsibility to guard against these same abuses so we break the cycle of destruction.

"...This documentary reveals Canada's darkest secret - the deliberate extermination of indigenous (Native American) peoples and the theft of their land under the guise of religion. This never before told history as seen through the eyes of this former minister (Kevin Annett) who blew the whistle on his own church, after he learned of thousands of murders in its Indian Residential Schools..."


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