This episode recounts some of the racist Canadian policies that culminated in taking advantage of Indigenous children as wards of the state in residential schools. Though dubbed nutrition experiments, what was actually happening was a cruel manipulation of children’s health.
- Mosby, I. Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952)
- Owens, B. Canada used hungry indigenous children to study malnutrition. Nature (2013).
- Indian Residential School Survivors Society
- Erica Violet Lee: Native children didn’t ‘lose’ their lives at residential schools. Their lives were stolen