Egerton Ryerson: Figure of Knowledge or Oppression?
controversial commemorations, residential schools, Egerton Ryerson, The Indian Act, Common School Bill of 1846
This project informs viewers about the life and work of Egerton Ryerson, best known for laying the groundwork on free mandatory public schools in Canada. Why is removing his statue on Ryerson University campus important to Indigenous people, and how does this situation compare to other statue removals?
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences (FHASS)
© Loren Bugyi, Gabriel Moor, Stefan Giczey, Tyson Baker
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Bugyi, Loren; Moor, Gabriel; Giczey, Stefan; and Baker, Tyson, "Egerton Ryerson: Figure of Knowledge or Oppression?" (2020). Controversial Commemorations in Ontario: Fall 2020. 16.