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‘Demonizing The Past: Cornwallis’

Race activists in Halifax are threatening to take down the statue of the city’s founder, Edward Cornwallis. The ‘activists’ in Halifax on Canada Day were also protesting Cornwallis, claiming he was guilty of instituting the ‘genocide’ of local aboriginal tribes, the proof being his ‘bounty on Mi’kmaq scalps’ {which was simply a response to aboriginal scalping of the British – see below}. 

While Edward Cornwallis was far from a saint — see his brutal repression of the Jacobite uprising of 1745 — in Canada, Cornwallis was simply one participant in a much larger series of wars that included scalping on ALL sides:  Continue reading ‘Demonizing The Past: Cornwallis’