Tag Archives: Hallowe’en

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‘Poisoning Children’s Minds’

“A few years ago, my preschool daughter decided to dress up as a Native princess for Halloween. As far as I know, my family has no Native ancestry. But she wanted to dress up in a “beautiful” costume, and a Native princess was the most beautiful thing she could imagine. 

“Her teacher sent her home with instructions to change her costume because it was “offensive”.

“This left her baffled.

“I think it’s beautiful,” she said.

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‘It’s That Time Of Year Again’

Once again, aboriginal activists  are using Hallowe’en costumes as an excuse to attack other Canadians: 

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“Halloween is usually a time of fun for the whole family but Native groups in Montreal are upset over costumes that they are calling ‘racist’. Some protesters have taken to protesting the outfits by placing stickers reading “We’re Not Costumes” on them in Halloween stores.

“Jessica Deer (@Kanhehsiio), a member of the ‘Kahnawake {The racist, Segregationist Mohawk reserve} Youth Forum’, was arrested on Friday for placing the stickers.

“The police told us either we had to pay for everything that was damaged or face charges for vandalism or mischief”, she said, adding that she was forced to buy more than $1,500 worth of costumes. 

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