Deaths, deformities and destruction:
It’s no secret that Canada’s child welfare system is in a state of crisis, or that it’s Indigenous children who are paying the highest price.
To this day no one knows the total number of Indigenous kids in care – or how many have died.
It’s not only the federal government that’s failing Indigenous children.
First Nations child welfare agencies are assuming more and more responsibility over child welfare each year, and the numbers tell us they are repeating the same mistakes – with deadly consequences.
If this were anything but First Nations children it would be leading the news across the country.
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