Opinion

The Wigwam Conspiracy: why are Canada 150's Indigenous people stuck in time?

In the midst of a party celebrating Canadian civilization, Indigenous peoples appear as static stereotypes

An "Indian village" at Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau, Que., part of Winterlude and #Canada150. (Hayden King)

About the Author

Erica Violet Lee and Hayden King

Erica Violet is Nēhiyaw from inner city Saskatoon and Hayden King is Anishinaabe from Gchi’mnissing. They are writers, students and educators.