The recent report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada called on educational institutions to decolonize the educational system of Canada.
Tag Archive for ‘Postcolonial Perspectives’
Reconciliation? The Daily Telegraph attempted to reignite Australia’s History Wars: “UNSW rewrites the history books to state Cook ‘invaded’ Australia”.
Whilst war remembrance in New Zealand is dominated by ANZAC and Gallipoli, there is a growing momentum to commemorate the colonial wars of the 19th century between indigenous Māori and the British/colonial forces. This raises questions about how post-colonial nations such as New Zealand address the difficult features of…