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This blanket, featuring a buffalo, represents the prairies and plains.

How blankets help unfold indigenous history

A cluster of blankets is giving Ryerson faculty a chance to confront their lack of knowledge of indigenous history in Canada. Last week at Ryerson’s Heaslip House, 18 faculty members participated in the blanket exercise — an experiential retelling of colonialization in Canada and the persecution of indigenous peoples. Before the exercise, not one participant knew the full history of […]

by Samantha Relich· · News
The news media play a part in rape culture and victim blaming

The news media play a part in rape culture and victim blaming

“What did you do to stay safe?” is a common question to sexual assault victims. But asking that question is the problem, says Farrah Khan, a Ryerson workshop coordinator from the Barbra Schlifer Clinic. “The onus is constantly on the victim to stay safe, while the perpetrator can keep on going,” says Khan. “But If you’re constantly living in a […]

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