The question needs to be asked. Are these patriots or public holiday enjoyers alike fully aware of what they are celebrating? Or are they using the day as an excuse to have a blowout or picnic in the park, ignorant to the ongoing impacts of colonial violence?
We know that January 26 is not a date to celebrate. It is a day of survival for First Nations people, and for many, a placeholder that highlights the ongoing colonial violence that continues to manifest throughout this country. The...Continue reading