Podcast: Talking Indigenous kids and discrimination with Cindy Blackstock – Grand Forks Gazette

Off The Page: ‘As a public, we all need to demand that our politicians step up to the plate’

Sep. 29, 2022

Dr. Cindy Blackstock remembers picking pine cones as a child in northern B.C. and hearing racial slurs hurled her way.

During games of ‘Cowboys and Indians,’ she always wanted to be a cowboy, “because you live longer in that game.”

The advocate and executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society has dedicated her working life toward building better protections for Indigenous children and their families through compensation for past discrimination.

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