Conversations beginning with Indigenous men and boys on cycle of abuse: Bennett – National Observer

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201936 Views

March 15th 2019

A $200-million component of the settlement for abuses at federally run schools for Indigenous children should help address the long-term pain of male survivors, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said Thursday after a regional chief sounded the alarm this week about a lack of supports aimed at Indigenous men and boys.

Nearly 200,000 Indigenous children attended more than 700 “Indian Day Schools” beginning in the 1920s. Unlike children at residential schools, day-school students got to go home at night, but many endured trauma, including, in some cases, physical and sexual abuse.

Read More: https://www.nationalobserver.com/2019/03/15/news/conversations-beginning-indigenous-men-and-boys-cycle-abuse-bennett

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More