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TemporalHominid
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posted 29 October 2008 06:59 AM      Profile for TemporalHominid   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post
I received this info and invite from Support the Lubicon Cree group


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Hi Lubicon supporters,

I got a message from another facebook group asking our group to pass this on to all of you. I think its important that everyone read this article. The facebook group 'Fire Margaret Wente' is working to get the 'author' fired.

"I was wondering if you might want to send an e-mail to group members urging them to contact the Globe and Mail about Margaret Wente's offensive article ("What Dick Pound Said Was Really Dumb - But Also True.) There is a facebook group[URL=http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?topic=6245&post=33235&uid=45016000567#/group.php?gid=45016000567 ]here[/URL]

with contact information and suggestions. Given that this article was so offensive and perpetuates the dehumanizing stereotypes that allow TransCanada and other companies to trample people's rights, I thought group members would be interested."


Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail perpetuates the dehumanizing stereotypes inaccuracies, myths, and engages in historical revisionism to support her views.

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To send e-letters: Letters@globeandmail.com, egreenspon@globeandmail.com, sstead@globeandmail.com, nacampbell@globeandmail.com, pmartin@globeandmail.com,
nhassan@globeandmail.com
Cc: mwente@globeandmail.com

2. Call the Globe and Mail
416-585-5000
Find Patrick Martin and Edward Greenspon in the directory, and demand Wente be dismissed.

3. Cancel your Globe subscription, or call someone you know who subscribes and encourage them to cancel.

4. Educate yourself about the real history of Indigenous peoples on this land, and share accurate information about what went on, and what's going on, with your friends and colleagues.


[ 29 October 2008: Message edited by: TemporalHominid ]


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Catchfire
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posted 29 October 2008 07:01 AM      Profile for Catchfire   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
And how!
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