My Poem-The Truth

My knowledge about indigenous people began back in Grade 5

After residential schools where not many were left alive

The physical and emotional damage was already done

Where many like Joseph never saw the sun

Acknowledging the past is the most important thing we can do

As future educators and pass the knowledge through

Much like Dr.Fatima said education has been colonized

Therefore in behalf of all future teachers I apologize 

This is just the beginning the curriculum will change 

Since they’re leaving out true Canadian history and it’s kinda strange 

Canada is a first world multicultural country so they said 

Yet their inhabiters are left in the streets, with the lowest economy step closer to being dead

I promise we will learn about the treaty rights for many years to come

Because a new generation has begun