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Nutrition research and human biomedical experimentation in Aboriginal communities and residential schools

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Yellowknife NWT's Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox posted the following to her Facebook feed:

"For those of you interested in reading the full text article by historian Ian Mosby on how Canada, on finding that Indigenous adults in communities and Indigenous children in residential schools were starving, decided to use them as a base line for nutritional experimentation. The last page of his article connects those actions with our responsibilities as a nation and as settlers for justice in the present."

Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942–1952 pp. 145-172 Ian Mosby

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