Indian Act

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Indian Act | Entity | The Indian Act was originally an unapologetically colonialist attempt to assimilate/domesticate Indian “savages” through a collection of government policies. Though it has since been amended, it will go down in history as Canada’s biggest shame. See also Residential Schools.

Usage: “It’s shocking to think of what was once contained in the Indian Act…”explore-the-lexicon

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