➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
Canada: From foster care to missing or murdered: Canada’s other tragic pipeline (Opinion)
MaClean’s – April 12, 2017
The increasing number of First Nations children being placed into foster care in Canada is nothing short of a crisis. Although Indigenous children make up only seven per cent of the population in Canada, they represent 48 per cent of all children in foster care. It is an astounding number until one examines these rates on a province-by-province basis.