GUEST in Montreal Forced into reserves because cannot

GUEST SPEAKER WEDNESDAY MARCH 15TH, 2018Executive director of the native women shelters of MontrealNAKUSET10 sessions of free health care when in crisisAll treaty is different, most treaties are different and most of them get barely anythingTreaty 6 gets 5$ per yearIndian status prevents them to fight for their rightsInuit aren’t part of the Status IndianMetis people have nothingQuebec has 52 communities of Indians which enclosed 11 nationsCree are the biggest band11 nations + 26 000 aboriginals in Montreal Forced into reserves because cannot find any more foodIndian agents= cop to prevent Indians to leave unless they had a passCan’t leave, can’t hunt, can’t go anywhere, they were more or less feeding themThen took the kids to put into “schools” far away from their familyPut into jail if you didn’t give up your kid Residential schoolIn a school, 4 plaintiffs brought a teacher to school but by the time of the trial 3 of them had committed suicide because it was so hard to remember “Apple” red outside white in the insideSixty scoope – cultural genocide


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