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Dr. Cindy Blackstock returns to talk the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Hearings

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First Nations children’s rights advocate Dr. Cindy Blackstock returned to Indigenous Waves this week to give us an update on the historic FN children’s welfare Canadian Human Rights Tribunal hearings, which wrapped up on May 30, 2014.

Screen shot 2014-06-14 at 12.33.21 PMCindy Blackstock (Gitxsan) is the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. She is also an associate professor for the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta, and a fierce advocate for the rights of Indigenous children in Canada.

Playlist:

Che Christ – Mother’s Song

Ulali – All My Relations

Leonard Sumner – Best of Me

Black Lodge Singers – Crow Hop

Alo White – Honour Song (via Jack Starr)

Buffy Sainte-Marie – Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

A Tribe Called Red – Red Skin Girl

Originally Aired Monday June 9, 2014

Photo Credit: Cindy Blackstock/First Nations Child and Caring Society of Canada

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