Canadians ignore the unpleasant nature of our history and pretend the displacement, oppression and trauma of Indigenous people never happened.
Leonard G. Flett is the author of From the Barren Lands and a member of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation (Big Trout Lake, Ontario). He is former VP of The North West Company, former Chair of IndSpire, member of the Order of Canada, and member of the Order of Manitoba. Nicole Letourneau is the author of Scientific Parenting and a Professor at the University of Calgary’s Owerko Centre focused on children’s neurodevelopment. They are both expert advisors with EvidenceNetwork.ca.