"Children should not have to ask for equal rights"

Nearly a dozen First Nation student ambassadors had the world stage all to themselves this week in Geneva.

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Nearly a dozen First Nation student ambassadors had the world stage all to themselves this week in Geneva.

They were addressing the United Nation’s committee on the rights of the child on issues impacting First Nations children in Canada.

Helen Knott and Kendall White, two of the participants, spoke to APTN National News from Geneva.

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