HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » 'Unthinkable' discovery i... » Reply #5

Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sat May 29, 2021, 09:20 AM

5. It's not just the stupid church, our whole country started this way.

Sir John A McDonald was our first Prime Minister.

https://www.ictinc.ca/blog/10-quotes-john-a.-macdonald-made-about-first-nations

“When the school is on the reserve, the child lives with its parents, who are savages, and though he may learn to read and write, his habits and training mode of thought are Indian. He is simply a savage who can read and write. It has been strongly impressed upon myself, as head of the Department, that Indian children should be withdrawn as much as possible from the parental influence, and the only way to do that would be to put them in central training industrial schools where they will acquire the habits and modes of thought of white men." 1879

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 51 replies Author Time Post
Omaha Steve May 2021 OP
Mysterian May 2021 #1
Demovictory9 May 2021 #2
COL Mustard May 2021 #13
Demovictory9 May 2021 #45
Botany May 2021 #3
AllyCat May 2021 #7
Mr. Steve May 2021 #8
Pacifist Patriot May 2021 #11
Warpy May 2021 #28
shrike3 May 2021 #30
pnwmom May 2021 #38
BlueWavePsych May 2021 #43
weissmam May 2021 #46
ratchiweenie May 2021 #4
LineReply It's not just the stupid church, our whole country started this way.
knightmaar May 2021 #5
Ferrets are Cool May 2021 #6
llmart May 2021 #25
shrike3 May 2021 #29
pnwmom May 2021 #39
uriel1972 May 2021 #47
Faux pas May 2021 #9
Evolve Dammit May 2021 #10
narnian60 May 2021 #12
Fiendish Thingy May 2021 #22
shrike3 May 2021 #32
Evolve Dammit May 2021 #41
PatSeg May 2021 #14
Mira May 2021 #15
mjvpi May 2021 #24
Bernardo de La Paz May 2021 #51
JohnnyRingo May 2021 #16
OnlinePoker May 2021 #17
greenjar_01 May 2021 #21
WhiskeyGrinder May 2021 #36
Lonestarblue May 2021 #18
pandr32 May 2021 #34
Andy Canuck May 2021 #19
mjvpi May 2021 #27
Aldemelod May 2021 #20
llmart May 2021 #26
Bayard May 2021 #23
Jay25 May 2021 #31
Duppers May 2021 #44
Hekate May 2021 #33
WhiskeyGrinder May 2021 #35
AZLD4Candidate May 2021 #40
llashram May 2021 #37
Backseat Driver May 2021 #42
JustABozoOnThisBus May 2021 #48
Bernardo de La Paz May 2021 #49
Bernardo de La Paz May 2021 #50
Please login to view edit histories.