Mohawk history teacher upset after historic plaque removed in Montreal

 

From Edward Cornwallis to Sir John A. Macdonald, cities across the country have recently toppled controversial statues as acts of reconciliation towards Indigenous people.

But one Mohawk man in Montreal is upset at the recent change to an historic plaque deemed insulting to his people.

He has a different idea.

Tom Fennario reports.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.

2 thoughts on “Mohawk history teacher upset after historic plaque removed in Montreal

  1. Those who destroy (“Clean up”) their history lose it.
    Keep the good and the bad, and learn from it.
    “Judge them not by your times, but by theirs. Someday, the future will judge you.”

  2. Those who destroy (“Clean up”) their history lose it.
    Keep the good and the bad, and learn from it.
    “Judge them not by your times, but by theirs. Someday, the future will judge you.”

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