Lost during 60's Scoop, one woman journeys to find biological family

In the 1960s thousands of Aboriginal children were snatched from their homes and sent to live with non-Aboriginal middle class families, supposedly for the benefit of the child.

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In the 1960s thousands of Aboriginal children were snatched from their homes and sent to live with non-Aboriginal middle class families, supposedly for the benefit of the child.

This practice was often done without the consent of the parents.

Now, APTN brings you a story of a woman’s search to find her biological family and the questions that still linger around why she was adopted.

APTN’s Ntawnis Piapot has this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.