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The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada

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Indigenous peoples are vastly overrepresented in the Canadian criminal justice system. The Canadian government has framed this disproportionate victimization and criminalization as being an "Indian problem."

In The Colonial Problem, Lisa Monchalin challenges the myth of the "Indian problem" and encourages readers to view the crimes and injustices affecting Indigenous pe
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Paperback, 448 pages
Published March 8th 2016 by University of Toronto Press
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Diana
Sep 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book. I wish it had been required reading in high school. Canada needs a true in depth look at the history of colonization and its long lasting effects.
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By far the best 'textbook' I've had to buy for a class! I ABSOLUTELY CANT EXPRESS HOW informative this was especially for someone who grew up in the states and in canada without knowing the other side of what really happened when Columbus sailed. I love love love this book and even reference it for my essays every now and then for other classes.
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