What is the history of the government’s provision of child welfare services to First Nations?

Authors: 

Currie, Vanessa
Sinha, Vandna

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Year of Publication: 
2015
Source: 
CWRP Information Sheet #147E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families.
Abstract: 

This Information Sheet provides an overview of the history of child welfare in Canada, including residential schools, the sixties scoop and the beginning of the First Nations Child and Family Service program, as presented by the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Assembly of First Nations and the federal government to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on First Nations Child Welfare.

To view the final submissions to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on First Nations Child Welfare in full, please visit: http://www.fncaringsociety.com/final-arguments.

Type of Publication: 
Information sheet
Category: 
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research