Saskatchewan First Nation building home for teenage girls in long term care – Daily Commercial News

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201988 Views

May 13, 2019

COWESSESS, Sask. – A First Nation in southeastern Saskatchewan is looking to bring home some of its children who are in the long-term care of government or Indigenous child-welfare agencies.

Construction of a modular home for 10 girls 14 years or older is to begin on Monday for the Cowessess band.

Chief Cadmus Delorme says the First Nation wants to have a direct role in reconciliation of its children.

The chief says there are more than 100 Cowessess children in care all over Western Canada.

The First Nation has named a community connections outreach worker to help find them and to advocate for them.

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