Letter: Carleton journalism program should have a mandatory Indigenous issues course – The Charlatan

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201974 Views

June 11, 2019

Released on June 3, the damning final report of the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls laid bare the genocide perpetrated by colonial Canada against Indigenous people.

To achieve justice for past wrongs, one of the report’s 231 calls to action was that Canadian media “ensure authentic and appropriate representation of Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people.”

The report also asked Canadian media to “support Indigenous people sharing their stories, from their perspectives, free of bias, discrimination and false assumptions, and in a trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive way.”

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