This information sheet is based upon the peer-reviewed report, Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B.,Fallon, B., Knoke, D., Pitman, L., & McCormack, M. (2006). Mesnmimk Wasatek – Catching a drop of light: Understanding the overrepresentation of First Nations children in Canada’s child welfare system: An analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS-2003). Toronto: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.
MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Blackstock, C., Pitman, L. &. McCormack, M. (2006). A comparison of First Nations and non-Aboriginal Children investigated for maltreatment in Canada in 2003. CECW Information Sheet #66E. Toronto, ON, Canada: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.