Let me figure this out for a sec. I went to school every weekday from Grade one to grade twelve and, yes, I got to go home everyday. Therefore it was not a residential school situation. Because I am Caucasian I do not qualify for something that is exactly the same as what these native students did.
I guess my education was a tad bit different from these poor aboriginal kids that had to go to school and still get to go home!
Like I said...I just don't get it!
Yeah they probably beat you for speaking your native language too?
No? Not really the same then 'eh?
"Many members of Canada's aboriginal communities were excluded from the agreement, not because they did not attend residential schools and suffer cultural, linguistic and social damage, but simply because they did not reside at residential schools," says the statement of claim