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#Resistance150: How some Indigenous people are countering Canada 150 celebrations with action

Checkup host Duncan McCue speaks to a few indigenous people in Ottawa about how they're using countering the Canada 150 narrative, by teaching others about the colonial history in the country.
Carleton University student Summer-Harmony Twenish from Kitigan Zibi First Nation is part of a group of Indigenous people who are planning #Resistance150 education campaigns in Ottawa during Canada 150 celebrations. (Duncan McCue/CBC)

While Ottawa is busy preparing for its big Canada 150 party, a small but vocal group of Indigenous people plan to counter that narrative by teaching others about the country's colonial history. 

Cross Country Checkup host Duncan McCue went around the nation's capital to speak to some of these people, and to see what they're doing instead: marking 150 years of Indigenous resistance.

View Duncan McCue's story below: 

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