De Beers’ Colonial Plunder in Attawapiskat

This story is sooo old (making $$$ off of indigenous and the poor)…taking resources from the land, causing environmental damage…and they’re probably not paying enough taxes, either.
Meanwhile, I thought it was pretty cool that a Ukrainian spoke out against the treatment of the indigenous, too. 🙂
https://amodernukrainian.wordpress.com/2016/04/16/de-beers-colonial-plunder-in-attawapiskat/

Warrior Publications

Attwapiskat de Beers Graphic: Rebel Youth Magazine

by Jay Watts, Rebel Youth, April 15, 2016

In 1995, a report issued as part of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples called suicide “one of the most urgent problems facing aboriginal communities.” 22 years later, Canada’s ongoing colonial project is still taking a staggering and gruesome toll on the health and lives of First Nations. In Attawapiskat, a community of close to 2,000, there were 11 suicide attempts last Saturday [April 9, 2016], on top of 100 suicide attempts since last September.

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