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Sep 17, 2021
We must do whatever it takes to improve the quality of life for Indigenous children in Canada
As an Indigenous sovereign citizen of the Nêhîyaw nation, I will vote in this federal election because I have witnessed how the decisions made by governments can determine the quality of life of Indigenous children.
In 2021, we cannot raise healthy children while our nations remain underfunded by every sector of government.
Many of our First Nations reserves are nearing a state of emergency because of systemically imposed poverty. The need for infrastructure like adequate housing and clean drinking water is being intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.