Queen’s College in Kingston, Ont., is denouncing an nameless report circulating on-line, claiming some school and employees who determine as Indigenous are falsifying their heritage.
“We reject the nameless doc in query, which is deceptive and comprises factual inaccuracies together with some genealogical info of people named within the doc,” mentioned Mark Erdman, a Queen’s College spokesperson.
The intense allegations, written within the type of an instructional report, had been first printed Monday after which amended Thursday. It alleges six folks linked to the college don’t have any verifiable Indigenous lineage, regardless of publicly claiming that they do. The report contains documentation and references to historic paperwork and databases that it alleges are proof of the allegations.
Because the report is nameless, World Information has not been capable of independently confirm the analysis put into the report, nor has it been capable of query the creators of the doc. Due to this fact, these named or the particular allegations listed are usually not included on this story.
“Queen’s helps its Indigenous school and employees, and group companions and the communities to which they belong, and its Indigenous Council – all of which have been focused by these malicious allegations,” Erdman mentioned.
“The people recognized within the doc are welcome, lively and revered members of the Indigenous and tutorial communities throughout the college,” Erdman continued.
World Information has not been capable of attain most of these named within the report for remark however has made efforts to take action.
Erdman says the college is at the moment within the technique of investigating the supply of the doc.
“(Queen’s) will take what motion it could deem acceptable to assist these whose skilled reputations are being maligned,” Erdman completed.
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