March 22, 2021

Many First Nations people in Manitoba experienced racism while accessing care – survey

Seventy-two per cent First Nations people polled in Manitoba said they experienced racist treatment first-hand when accessing care - while 80 per cent have witnessed it happen to a loved ones. That’s according to a new survey by the Southern Chiefs' Organization, which suggests a pattern of discrimination, neglect and even abuse. SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels says the findings are appalling. He joins APTN National News to share his thoughts.

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