Mi’kmaq leaders call for changes to on-reserve child welfare system in Nova Scotia

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Mi’kmaw leaders want changes to how the child welfare system works on-reserve in Nova Scotia.

More money from Ottawa has helped.

But the Mi’kmaq are talking about new policies that reflect their culture and community.

APTN’s Trina Roache has more.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.