Hayworth Publishing House, In commemoration of having been so well received, Newport erected "a cross as a sign of English dominion. He "told him that the arms of the cross represented Powhatan and himself, and the middle their united league. While on a sight-seeing tour they entered the ancestral tombs of those Indians.
The most dramatic example, and one I have given elsewhere, is that of Duncan Campbell Scott, working in the department of Indian Affairs in Ottawa. He writes of a starving squaw baiting a fish-hook with her own flesh, and he writes of the music of Dubussy and the poetry of Henry Vaughan.
In English literature we have to go back to Anglo-Saxon times to encounter so incongruous a collision of cultures Bush Garden Inin his role as the most powerful bureaucrat in the department of Indian Affairs, Scott wrote: The policy of the Dominion has always been to protect Indians, to guard their identity as a race and at the same time to apply methods, which will destroy that identity and lead eventually to their disappearance Indian problem a separate division of the population In Charter, Duncan Campbell Scott joined the federal department of Indian Affairs inand became a deputy superintendent in Robert L.
While there he helped write policies with the intent of destroying First Nations culture: I do not think as a matter of fact, that the country ought to continuously protect a class of people who are able to stand alone… Our objective is to continue until there is not a single Indian in Canada that has not been absorbed into the body politic and there is no Indian question, and no Indian Department, that is the whole object of this Bill.
To modern readers this is a huge omission. Scott is writing from his experiences of life in Canada. Scott was reflecting on his lived experiences in Canada.
It develops over time as society develops. Different places all have different structures of traditional stories and images and a writer of that place is constricted by these closed literary systems.
On the other hand it is hard for me, as a modern reader, to accept this idea that one could simply overlook writings about culture genocide when they are criticizing them as Frye has. Historica Canada, 4 Oct. The Globe and Mail, 28 May Historica Canada, 2 Jul. This entry was posted in Uncategorized by ngalloway.
I really enjoyed your response to this question.
Your criticisms are very apt and many of the things you had said I was thinking as I read Frye. I found his praise to Duncan Campbell Scott ridiculous considering all the things he stood for in the eradication of Native culture and ways of life.
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