In this episode I will be talking about Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada, the complicated legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, and thinking about what it means to be a true ally to Indigenous communities.
WARNING: Residential Schools and other difficult topics are discussed in this episode.
[1:25] What is the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation [1:45] The importance of language
[3:00] What makes this day different?
[4:13] Talking about the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her legacy
[8:22] Discussing Residential Schools
[10:22] Reflecting on What Truth and Reconciliation means and what true allyship may look like
[12:40] How are we using the concept of Two Eyed Seeing?
[13:50] Not all Indigenous people are the same
[14:49] Are you choosing to be an ally?
[17:07] Speaking about MMIW (Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women) and children
[18:30] We are not talking about ancient history
[19:10] We can do better!