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.

More Featured Videos

Huge demand for Ojibway artist’s fabric designs
Mi’kmaw facing charges of illegally selling cannabis are within treaty right to do so
Manitoba Métis citizenship cards officially accepted at retail stores
Indigenous nominees for this year’s Juno Awards
Atikamekw community plans to be powered by sawmill waste by 2026
Looking at the history of the beloved Arctic Winter Games
1 2 3 284