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Indian Act Colonialism: A Century Of Dishonour, 1869-1969

Indian Act Colonialism: A Century Of Dishonour, 1869-1969

In 1867, with the passage of the British North America Act, Canadians began the process of nation building. Over the next few years, new provinces emerged--Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island--and Canada became, by 1873, a nation from sea to sea. At the same time, by way of three legal…