Canada 150: Indigenous people remember dark past

Canada marked its 150th birthday on Saturday, but few indigenous people were in the mood to celebrate. Activists used the occasion to highlight past injustices against the nation's first peoples.

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    Canada marked its 150th birthday on Saturday, but few indigenous people were in the mood to celebrate.

    Activists used the occasion to highlight past injustices against the nation's first peoples.

    Al Jazeera met an artist who's highlighting Canada's dark past, one brushstroke at a time.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Toronto.


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