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An Oral History of First Nations Education Funding

Here, we share an audio feature of Mohawk policy analyst Karihwakeron Tim Thompson explaining how the funding policy for education is an example of ‘social engineering’ and what this policy might look like in the future. Listen to the audio below or access the audio transcript here.

This resource was created as part of the Yellowhead Institute Cash Back Red Paper. Picking up from Land Back, the first Red Paper by Yellowhead about the project of land reclamation, Cash Back looks at how the dispossession of Indigenous lands created a dependency on the state due to the loss of economic livelihood. Cash Back is about restitution from the perspective of stolen wealth.

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