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First Nations and Medicare

Photo: Medicare — Polluting Treaty  Rights “Full Speed Ahead, mate!”
Medicare — Polluting Treaty Rights “Full Speed Ahead, mate!”

First Nations cartoonist Everett Soop saw medicare in a different light, as threatening to overturn Aboriginal treaty rights. Soop was a political cartoonist and writer for the Kainai News on the Blood reserve, Alberta.
Glenbow Archives, M-9028-60



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