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85 per cent of Saskatchewan children in foster care are indigenous: Stats Can

 


REGINA – Recent numbers from Statistics Canada show nearly 48 per cent of foster children across the country are aboriginal and the number in Saskatchewan is even more striking.

Derald Dubois has been working in the child welfare system for almost three decades.

He deals primarily with first nations cases and as an aboriginal man, he knows the troubles facing many in his community as a direct result of what he says of historic injustices like residential schools.

http://globalnews.ca/news/2652328/85-per-cent-of-saskatchewan-children-in-foster-care-are-aboriginal/

 

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