Intergenerational trauma of Canada’s aboriginal people

When Justin Trudeau came to power in Canada, he promised to repair the country's relationship with its aboriginal people, after centuries of discrimination.

A disproportionate number of indigenous women have gone missing or been murdered in recent decades, and suicide attempts have risen dramatically in some communities.

Stephen Sackur talks to Sandra Manyfeathers, a First Nation Canadian who works as a teacher. She says that over the last 100 years Canada has created a relationship with First Nation people that has separated and categorised them that was “similar” to apartheid.

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