Read an article about the emergency meeting on First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Nation Child and Family Services in Ottawa.

Natan Obed, president of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, said the tragedy of Inuit children taken into care in a culture that values its children so highly “is a departure from who we want to be versus who we are.”

Inuit may be a unique society, “but we are talking about Canadian children. We are talking about a system that is supposed to support all Canadians equitably. We don’t have that today,” Obed said.

Read more on Ottawa Citizen.

‘Emergency’ meeting tackles ‘crisis’ in Indigenous child welfare