Manitoba reserve illustrates First Nations challenges – CTV

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Manitoba reserve illustrates First Nations challenges

CTVNews.ca Staff
Date: Mon. Jan. 23 2012

Sitting amidst the dense thicket of Manitoba’s boreal forest, the Wasagamack reserve illustrates some of the hardships faced by First Nations people across Canada.

About 1,800 Ojibway-Cree people live on the reserve, a place where running water is a luxury and overcrowded homes are the norm.

But, according to First Nations chiefs, Wasagamack is just a microcosm of the challenges aboriginal communities across Canada share.

Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20120123/wasagamack-reserve-manitoba-120123/#ixzz1kUOCGpic

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