WINNIPEG, MB - When she was 14-years-old, Shirley Delorme Russell and her five siblings were placed in foster care. She would change homes three times in the next several years. Although she was a bright student, Shirley stopped going to…Continue
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Native teen’s posthumous plea for education finds traction in Parliament
Shannen Koostachin had a dream: to go to school in a proper building, not a decrepit portable on contaminated soil.
The Grade 8 student from Attawapiskat in Northern Ontario journeyed to Ottawa to make…Continue