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Completed petition Teach Welsh children about Wales’ colonisation of Patagonia

Wales’ colonisation of Patagonia must be introduced into the curriculum. It is taught to be a beautiful unity of two countries worlds apart when in reality it erases civil rights history. It was always taught as a means to keep the Welsh language alive by introducing it to a South American country, when in reality Welsh people were introduced to Patagonia to “civilise” communities which derives from racist ideologies which don’t get taught in school.

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Resources:

Welsh in Patagonia, Lucy Taylor
The Welsh in Patagonia, Jeremy Wood
The Welsh Way of Colonisation in Patagonia: The International Politics of Moral Superiority, Lucy Taylor
Patagonia, an Example of Welsh ‘Colonialism’, Darren Devine

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