A Jumble of Collected Thoughts on Reconciliation

“Orwellian rubric of reconciliation and respect” Russ Diabo, Shiri Pasternak

“Reconciliation is about restitution” Vanessa Watts & Hayden King

Reconciliation means learning what it means to be family.-Niigaan Sinclair

By some of the nation’s most progressive, we are looked down upon with a sense of pity, as if reconciliation means it is the duty of Canadians to learn to be kind to Indigenous people. – Erica Violet Lee

reconciliation as the restoration of good relations. – Erica Violet Lee

After the shooting in La Loche, Canadian flags are flown at half-mast as a sign of mourning for lives lost to the ongoing violence of colonialism. Perhaps a move to reconciliation, then, requires lowering the flag entirely. – Erica Violet Lee https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/monitor/reconciling-apocalypse#sthash.2FdTJemv.dpuf

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