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'I'm in disbelief': Advocate overwhelmed by number of Indigenous children in care

 


The statistics on child welfare and education in Indigenous communities are grim.

The government spends $2,000 less per Indigenous student per year than non-Indigenous students.

The number of First Nations children taken from their families is three times the number of children that were taken from their families at the height of the residential school system.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-march-1-2017-toronto-mmiw-public-forum-1.4003065/i-m-in-disbelief-advocate-overwhelmed-by-number-of-indigenous-children-in-care-1.4003242

 

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