Topic: Sexual Assault

Indian Boarding Schools: Assassination of a Culture

Indian Boarding Schools: Anglo-American Cultural Terrorism “kill the Indian, save the man.”   “Sexual Trauma: One Legacy of the Boarding School Era” by Ruth Hopkins Every American Indian alive today has been affected by the policy of assimilation implemented by the United States government in centuries past. Under the guise of Manifest Destiny, European invaders […]

Spoken Word Poetry: Quiet by First Nations Mary Black

“Quiet” by Ojibwe First Nations Mary Black Powerful spoken word poetry “QUIET” by Ojibwe Native woman Mary Black on not being silent as an Indigenous woman in Canada and the struggles that First Nations communities face today. Using her voice is like medicine. I will not be quiet, as the system steals our babies and keeps […]
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