Sixties Scoop survivors meeting with Alberta minister on apology – CBC

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2017369 Views

Thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their homes and placed with non-Indigenous families

Mar 28, 2017

Alberta Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan is meeting Tuesday afternoon with survivors of the Sixties Scoop to discuss what type of apology would be most meaningful to the community.

The group wants Alberta to issue an official apology to the Indigenous children who were apprehended by the province and placed in non-Indigenous foster homes in the sixties, seventies and eighties.

They also want the province to apologize to their families.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/sixties-scoop-survivors-meeting-with-alberta-minister-to-urge-apology-for-apprehended-children-1.4044297

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