Canadian’s Must Learn and Understand What The “Sixties Scoop” Is In Our History~The Legacy of Residential Schools

LawNow relating law to life in Canada published an article on March 2, 2017, regarding one of the darkest and saddest periods of Canadian history. The article details how hundreds of Aboriginal children were taken from their homes and removed from the reserves and placed into the Canadian (and American) child welfare systems in the 1960’s. Every Canadain must learn and understand about that Indigenous people in our communities, who work alongside us, live with us as neighbours and share across our social networks carry the legacy, trauma, and effects of residential schools, the breakdown of their family as a child and the impact of being taken away from their community and culture.  READ FULL ARTICLE

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