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Between two worlds:’ Saskatchewan Premier apologizes to ’60s Scoop survivors – National Observer

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201963 Views

January 8th 2019

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe apologized to survivors of the ’60s Scoop Monday for failing them and leaving them “caught between two worlds.”

“On behalf of the government of Saskatchewan and on behalf of the people of Saskatchewan, I stand before you today to apologize. I stand before you to say sorry,” Moe said before around 200 people at the legislature.

“We are sorry for the pain and the sadness that you have experienced. We are sorry for your loss of culture and language. And to all of those who lost contact with their family, we’re so sorry.”

About 20,000 Indigenous children were seized from their birth families and relocated to non-Indigenous homes starting in the 1950s until the late 1980s.

Read More: https://www.nationalobserver.com/2019/01/08/news/between-two-worlds-saskatchewan-premier-apologizes-60s-scoop-survivors

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