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Replica designer bags online Newfoundland and Labrador to change coat of arms description calling Indigenous people ‘savages’ bitterroot online yard sale

Newfoundland and Labrador to change coat of arms description calling Indigenous people ‘savages’ Andrew Furey addresses the audience following the swearing in ceremony on the grounds of Government House in St. John’s on August 19, 2020. Photo by Paul Daly /THE CANADIAN PRESS Article content ST. The Newfoundland and Labrador government has formally decided to change the province’s 400 year old coat of arms, which includes a description referring to Indigenous people as “savages.” Premier Andrew Furey says a formal notice was submitted Thursday to the legislature after a discussion with Indigenous leaders about the discovery last week of the remains of 215 children at a former residential school in British Columbia. Furey says discussions are underway on searching five former residential school sites in the province for the unmarked graves of students. It’s been almost three years since the province’s governing Liberals said they would drop the replica hermes shawl archaic description and redesign the coat of arms, which depicts two Indigenous warriors holding a red shield. The description of the two Beothuk figures, written in 1637, calls them “savages,” a term that prompted the province’s Indigenous Peoples Commission to call for changes in June 2018. The Newfoundland and Labrador coat of arms is shown in this undated handout image. Photo by Handout/Government of Newfoundland and Labrador /THE CANADIAN PRESS At the time, the government pledged to hold public hearings, which would include input from the province’s Indigenous population. The Province Headline News Sign up to receive daily headline news from The Province, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. Email Address There was an error, please provide a valid email address. Sign Up By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc. You may unsubscribe any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Postmedia Network Inc. 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4 416 383 2300 Thanks for signing up! A welcome email is on its way. If you don’t see it, please check your junk folder. The next issue of The Province Headline News will soon be in your inbox. We encountered an issue signing you up. Please try again Comments Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Comments may take up to an hour for moderation before appearing on the site. We ask you to keep your comments relevant and respectful. We have enabled email notifications you will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, there is an update to a comment thread you follow or if a user you follow comments. Visit our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings.

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