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Sentiment Analysis: Counter Narrative Analysis on Indigenous Water Crisis Analysis of Comments under VICE (2015) “Canada's Waterless Communities: Neskantaga”

posted on 16.06.2022, 14:07 authored by Melis Guzel
This sentiment analysis analyzes the YouTube vide, "Canada's Waterless Communities: Neskantaga," specifically looking at the negative comments under the video that shift the blame of the water crisis onto Indigenous communities. The general sentiment for this topic consists of comments that attempt to provide a "solution" for the water crisis while also defending the Canadian government. In addition to some sentiments attacking these Indigenous communities blaming them for the water crisis and boil water issues in their communities. These comments were purposely selected to give a counter-narrative and deconstruct these comments and delegitimize the socio-political imaginaries.