Watch: New Heritage Minutes Delve into Canada’s Dark Past

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal day

Canada’s Heritage Moments have long been a cherished part of Canadian pop-culture. The usually campy and lighthearted videos have always been an easy way to absorb Canada’s past and celebrate it’s most cherished moments. Though not all of Canada’s history is worth celebrating.

Our past isn’t all peach basketball nets and Atlantic Fisheries, as shown by Historica Canada in two new Heritage Minutes. Shared on the 20th Anniversary National Aboriginal Day, both sobering videos recognize the many injustices done to the Indigenous peoples during Canada’s early years.

Watch both below:


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