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Corporal normalcy

Allegations about John Furlong's time in Burns Lake continues to make headlines across Canada. The former CEO of the 2010 Olympics denies he ever abused students at Immaculata School in the late 60s.Without addressing the allegations directly, UNBC researcher Sarah de Leeuw explains why missionary schools often relied on corporal punishment as a way of driving the 'Indian' out of aboriginal students.

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