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Has anything changed? Revisiting Chief Dan George’s iconic ‘Lament for Confederation’ | CBC Canada 2017

“Oh God! Like the thunderbird of old I shall rise again out of the sea; I shall grab the instruments of the white man’s success — his education, his skills — and with these new tools I shall build my race into the proudest segment of your society.”
– Chief Dan George

On Canada Day 1967, Chief Dan George recited his piece ‘Lament for Confederation.’ Now 50 years later, Mohawk/Tuscarora writer Janet Rogers revisits the lament. Has anything changed?

Source: Has anything changed? Revisiting Chief Dan George’s iconic ‘Lament for Confederation’ | CBC Canada 2017

New Books – Civilization Caused a Series of Disasters – Cosmopolite Man

Just take a minute to read this and ask yourself why not…

“Four years before World War I shattered the empires of Europe, the Encyclopaedia Britannica predicted an indefinite age of peace and commercial prosperity. Published at the high-water mark of imperial self-confidence, the entry on “civilization” was particularly optimistic. Thanks to technology and moral enlightenment, the writers judged, an increasingly connected world was hurtling toward the age of “cosmopolite man,” who would enjoy leisure and freedom in a global community of equals. “When this ideal is attained,” the Encyclopaedia promised, “mankind will again represent a single family, as it did in the day when our primeval ancestors first entered on the pathway of progress.”Why did our prehistoric hunter-gatherer ancestors give up their freedom?

Source: Civilization Caused a Series of Disasters