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FSIN Welcomes Sixties Scoop Apology, but Wants Action – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201916 Views

January 08, 2019

Yesterday Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe read an apology on behalf of the province to survivors of the Sixties Scoop, and while the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) accepted the apology, they don’t feel it’s enough.

Reports vary on the actual number, but the Sixties Scoop saw somewhere in the tens of thousands of Indigenous children taken from their families and communities and sent to non-Indigenous families in Canada and in other countries.

In a release yesterday, the FSIN aknowledged and welcomed the apology but called for a moratorium on provincial adoptions.

“The apology is welcomed, however, there must be action along with these words,” said FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron. “That means immediate and serious change as this is First Nations jurisdiction.”

Read More: https://www.swiftcurrentonline.com/local/fsin-welcomes-sixties-scoop-apology-but-wants-action

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