Families in Poplar Hill First Nation struggle for answers after children die in group homes

Brittany Hobson
APTN National News
APTN recently returned from Poplar Hill First Nation where the community has been hit by two suicides of children.

The deaths didn’t happen in the community near the Ontario/Manitoba border but hundreds of kilometres away in group homes.

The families speak of their pain and unanswered questions.

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Reporter / Winnipeg

Brittany joined the APTN news team in October 2016. She is Ojibway and a member of the Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba. Before coming to APTN, she graduated with a joint degree in communications from the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.

1 thought on “Families in Poplar Hill First Nation struggle for answers after children die in group homes

  1. First nations kids must go to cuba. They have been looking after youth worldwide for more than 50 yrs. Mostly first nations youth throughout the amerikas. The kids develop real lives.

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