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Survivor shares memories of ‘60s Scoop – Estevanmercury.ca

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201744 Views

November 9, 2017

One of the speakers at the Lions International District 5SKS convention, hosted by the Estevan Lions Club at the Western Star Hotel this past weekend, was a survivor of the ‘60s Scoop.

Dr. Jacqueline Maurice, a Métis woman who was born in Meadow Lake, said she wants to advocate for First Nations and Métis people, and bring awareness to the controversial period in Canadian history.

Maurice is a social worker and the author of The Lost Children: A Nation’s Shame.

Her book is about her experiences as a youth during the Sixties Scoop.

“A lot more people do know about the Sixties Scoop and I am quite ok with educating and letting others know the historical context of the Sixties Scoop,” said Maurice.

Read More: http://www.estevanmercury.ca/news/community-features/survivor-shares-memories-of-60s-scoop-1.23087322

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