Canada’s chil­dren

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The Cana­dian gov­erne­ment has an­nounced that it would pay 800 mil­lion dol­lars to com­pen­sate the coun­try's First Na­tions and Inuit chil­dren forcibly re­moved from their homes in a process known as the "Six­ties Scoop." Be­tween 1964 and 1985, thou­sands of in­dige­nous chil­dren were forcibly re­moved from their fam­i­lies and placed in fos­ter care in other parts of Canada, the US, or even adopted over­seas. “Lan­guage and cul­ture, apol­ogy, heal­ing – these are es­sen­tial el­e­ments to be­gin to right the wrong of this dark and painful chap­ter,” said Carolyn Ben­nett, the minister in charge of re­la­tions with the in­dige­nous pop­u­la­tion. to com­pen­sate to in­dem­nify, rec­om­pense / forcibly by force / Six­ties Scoop roundup (col­lec­tion) in the 1960s / fos­ter care tem­po­rary care with a host fam­ily / over­seas abroad, a for­eign coun­try / heal­ing re­cov­ery from ill­ness or suf­fer­ing, here, from emo­tional suf­fer­ing / painful caus­ing pain, dis­tress, here emo­tion­ally dif­fi­cult.

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