A concert featuring Waka Flocka Flame has been canceled by First Nations of Kanehsatake in Canada, who objected to non-natives on their land!
July 26, 2021 A concert featuring Waka Flocka Flame has been canceled by First Nations of Kanehsatake in Canada, who objected to non-natives on their land! Rapper Waka Flocka Flame has canceled a concert in the village of Oka and is standing in solidarity with the indigenous people of Canada, First Nations of Kanehsatake. The American chart-topping artist was supposed to perform at the inaugural Oka Kanehsatake Music and DJ Festival on July 31 but took to his social media to express his support for concert being nxed. His team made the announcement on Ricky D Events Instagram with the following caption: Waka Flocka is canceled due to the Natives not wanting non-Natives on their territory because of the hurting they are going through. We decided to side with them in solidarity. A post shared by Rickey D Events (@rickeydevents) Many Americans are not aware of the atrocities that the First Nation people have suffered at the hands of European settlers in Canada, specifically the Catholic church. Most recently, there have been over 1000 Indigenous childrens dead bodies found buried on the grounds of multiple Canadian former residential schools, institutions funded and operated by The Vatican. The children were taken from their homes and their families and forced by the government to attend these schools. Here are some accounts of this practice that dates back centuries. This survivor of Canadas Indigenous schooling system is recalling the horrors she experienced at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, where the remains of 215 children were found in a mass grave in May. Read more