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Nothing short of a nightmare’: The Indigenous experience on campus – APTN News

December 5, 2018

On this edition to APTN’s InFocus, host Melissa Ridgen looks at Indigenous experiences on campus, from the perspective of educators and students.

There’s no shortage of stories in the news or social media of incidents like the ‘Its okay to be white’ posters that were posted at the University of Manitoba, and left many Indigenous students feeling unsafe.

Dr. Barry Lavallee of the University of Manitoba says it’s more than any one incident.

“If you can’t see there is a wrong being done at the moment it’s being done, that is how racism looks,” Lavallee said.

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