But as the news cycle dies down, I’m inclined to believe so will their support. The photos and posts will disappear and the collective national outrage will disappear with it.
Many people have expressed solidarity with Indigenous people right now which is so important. But hard for me not to wonder: where will they be next month/year/decade?— Lisa Richardson MD (@RicharLisa) June 2, 2021
Reconciliation is a longterm commitment.
Responsibility to advocate for one's basic human rights often falls on those who are marginalized; we carry the weight. It’s time settler-Canadians take some of this burden and make it their responsibility.