Dr. Paul D. Tinari, Ph.D.[a 1], is a Canadian Métis[WP], who was sent to live in a Residential School operated by the Catholic Church in Montreal when he was small boy. At the age of eight, he was held down and forcibly circumcised by a Catholic priest and a Jewish mohel, due to an allegation that he had masturbated.
- Tinari, Paul D. (2008).
MRI Studies: The Brain Permanently Altered From Infant Circumcision, Peaceful Parenting. Retrieved 21 August 2022.
A neurologist who saw the results to postulated that the data indicated that circumcision affected most intensely the portions of the victim's brain associated with reasoning, perception and emotions. Follow up tests on the infant one day, one week and one month after the surgery indicated that the child's brain never returned to its baseline configuration. In other words, the evidence generated by this research indicated that the brain of the circumcised infant was permanently changed by the surgery.
Doctor of Philosophy, Wikipedia. Retrieved 16 June 2021. (Also abbreviated as D.Phil.)
Dr. Paul D. Tinari Ph.D., Nonfiction Authors Association. Retrieved 21 August 2022.
- Euringer, Amanda (25 July 2006)."BC Health Pays to Restore Man’s Foreskin", The Tyee. Retrieved 21 August 2022.
Tinari, a Metis, describes being held down and circumcised as a young boy in what he says was “a routine form of punishment” for masturbation at residential schools. He claims that thousands of young native and Metis boys were circumcised during their stays in the residential school system.
- (24 July 2006)."Coquitlam man's circumcision reversed", The Province. Retrieved 21 August 2022.