60s 'Scoop kids' bear emotional scars and want apology
Last updated 5/25/2014 at 1:51pm
OTTAWA, ON-If you were born in Canada before 1980, you will most likely remember what's now become known as "The Sixties Scoop." This is when thousands of First Nations babies and children were adopted out to non-Native families. These victims are now adults and from all accounts, many if not all, bear emotional scars from this major event in Canadian history. They now want the Government of Canada to apologize as they have done to former students of Residential Schools.
Coleen Rajotte, a Winnipeg filmmaker, is one of them who was taken from her family and placed in the home of strangers a...