Indigenous Perspectives of Canada 150 | APTN InFocus
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Published on May 18, 2017
Kahanus Manuel grew up knowing that her Secwepemc and Ktunaxa people are the Title holders to the land that nurtured them and still does to this day. It’s the knowledge that was passed down to her and her siblings from their grandfather the late George Manuel and their dad the late Arthur Manuel. In this edition Kanahus shares her perspective of Canada’s 150th anniversary. We are also joined by historian, John S. Milloy, known for sharing his truth in a way not always openly received by politicians and some Canadians. Plus, a policy analyst, known as “Truth Bomb” Russ Diabo shares his counter views of #Canada150 with a vision shared by the Manuel family, Unsettling Canada – a call to action on July 1st, 2017. And acclaimed Métis artist who speaks her mind to an ever growing audience, Christi Belcourt tell us what’s missing from the frame surround Canada’s big celebration.