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Beyond the Sixties Scoop Takes Reader on Journey of Healing

 
Series: Worth Reading | Story 1

Last updated 9/2/2021 at 4:37pm

When you read Beyond the Sixties Scoop by Deborah Ironstand you'll be taken on a journey of brokenness, healing, and resiliency. Deborah writes about childhood memories of living off the land with her mother, grandma, and grandpa in a traditional Anishinaabe and Ojibway household. Then came the foster care system. With her mother experiencing the Residential School System and Deborah being from what has been called the Sixties Scoop generation, life was hard.

Although she had fond memories of her early years, Deborah started to battle with nightmares and depression. As she grew a bit older...



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