Aboriginal Studies 30 Theme Three
Follow the link to read the January 15th,
2015 MacLean’s article titled,
problem? It’s even worse than America’s,
by Scott Gilmore.
Being stereotyped is a common experience of First Nation, Metis or Inuit people. It has
negative impacts on many aspects of Indigenous peoples lives, including health care.
Follow the link to read the CTV News article
Aboriginal Canadians face racism,
stereotyping in urban health care: report
“First Nations youth being stopped in northern Ontario streets is such a significant
problem, Reitberger said, that Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services created a card it
encourages them to carry at all times. It outlines their rights and includes text they can
show or read to an officer if they are stopped.” (CBC News/ Sept 26th, 2016)
See a copy of the card below.