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  • Date: 23 Sep
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, 299 Montreal Road

Education Series

Raven Sinclair, PhD, on the topic of the Sixties Scoop

Monday, September 23, 2019*, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Presentation begins at 6:00 pm.

*This event is in collaboration with Culture Night. It is open to all Indigenous and Non-Indigenous community members, educators, & service providers.

The Sixties Scoop: Past, Present, and Future

This keynote talk examines the emergence of the Indigenous child welfare system that gave rise to the “Sixties Scoop”. How and why so many thousands of children were taken into is explored, and the impact of family, community and cultural dislocation on individuals is highlighted. This talk concludes with recommendations on how Indigenous organizations and communities can contribute to changes in Indigenous child welfare.

For more information, please contact:

Indigenous Cultural Safety Coordinator

icstraining@wabano.com